Category Archives: History

A remarkable JFK speech

An interesting stroll down memory lane with a speech by JFK. Continue reading

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Bit Of A Grab Bag

A grab bag ranging from Celts to food to news and Earth Day, along with how to migrate off an old Linux. Continue reading

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Bring Back Lake Tulare?

Bring back Lake Tulare? It might be legal, and maybe even mandatory… Continue reading

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The Joy of Being Late, and Inadequate

An interesting link to an interesting site with an odd personal connection for me ( I read the same book 1/2 century ago…) that does a nice job of laying out some cycles of history. Continue reading

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Sorghum – An Interesting Useful Plant

A wandering exploration of Sorghum, the 5th most produced grain in the world, with a bit on uses and more on growing conditions. Small historical perspectives added. Continue reading

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News Bits and Misc. Stuff

I’m going to take the ‘saved links’ for several different things and put them in one posting. In some cases they don’t justify a posting on their own, in others it’s just more effective to “get ‘r done” than sit … Continue reading

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Where are the “Pillars Of Hercules”?

Can we properly define just where are the “Pillars of Hercules” and from that narrow down where Atlantis might have been? Is there some other reference to a land of similar sort and placement, but not part of the Atlantis story of Solon? I think so. Continue reading

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