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Frontier Outposts of the Texas Kind

It all started when I, a 6th grader, ordered a book. Not just any book, but one that featured the missions of Texas, historic Texas homes and…the early forts of Texas… 573 more words

Art

MI Road Trip: Manistee

If someone asked you what a car ferry is, what would you say?  Have you ever seen one?  I have to admit, I thought I knew, having grown up in Washington, where we have the largest ferry system in the United States, and the fourth largest in the world!  685 more words

Teufelsberg

So winter is almost gone, the sun is coming up and there are some tiny little flower blowing out of the floor. Spring is waving but the cold still doesn’t leave … anyways we decided to climb Teufelsberg and get in to the abandoned american listening station.  365 more words

Anecdote

The Ruins of Canyon de Chelly, Conclusion

The White House Ruins Trail was the highlight of the whole canyon for me. Even though it was amazing to behold the Anasazi structures from the rim, they still felt remote. 550 more words

Nature

Historical Maps

If you’re like me and my husband, you’re a sucker for maps.  If we could get away with it we’d probably wallpaper our flat with antique maps (replicas – don’t worry!).   105 more words

History

Yan Keng Dramatic Association


Founded in 1920, Yan Keng Dramatic Association (人鏡慈善白話劇社) is one of the oldest Chinese opera clubs in Kuala Lumpur. It raises money for charity by performances of Chinese opera and choral singing. 25 more words

Kuala Lumpur