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It's More than a Celebration

Don’t be like some of them who do nothing but keep up trouble. Tomorrow is the 4th. So, go out and watch the fireworks or maybe you want to relax, catch up on more sleep for a change. 236 more words

111th New York Monument

An infantryman from the 111th New York stands at dawn, waiting anxiously and gazing out across the open fields toward Seminary Ridge and the Confederate lines.

Battles

Already under fire, Jefferson Davis monument damaged by lightning strike

Already a target in Kentucky’s State Capitol 200 miles away, Confederate President Jefferson Davis took a direct hit at his birthplace last week when the Jefferson Davis Monument in Fairview, Kentucky took a direct hit from a lightning strike, sending chunks of the concrete obelisk flying. 11 more words

Monuments & Mausoleums

My Muses: Ruins

There’s a certain subset of tourism that if you stop to think about its purpose, is fascinating. Millions of people pay lots of money taking time out of their lives to go visit places that are more or less broken. 435 more words

Photography

Münsterplatz

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany – Historisches Kaufhaus on the left, Minster Tower on the right

Monuments

View From The Top:Taipei 101

In year 2004, Taipei 101 with a height of 509 metres located in captal city of Taiwan, overtook the Petronas tower of Malaysia(451 Meters) and became the tallest building of the world. 294 more words

wandering through washington

This summer, I’m learning to navigate the tunnels of the capitol and perfect my boss’ coffee order while I spend six weeks as a Congressional Intern in Washington, D.C. 481 more words

Coffee