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Part of a series of diaries about my recent travels in Europe ON OUR LAST NIGHT IN ROME, we went over to St. Peter’s Basilica to see it in the evening light. I have fallen in love with this city, ...
by mftalbot
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 01:13 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
On October 3-17, I was privileged to take a river cruise with Grand Circle Cruise lines called “Russia Revealed.” I can best sum up the trip by saying that “revealed” is an appropriate title ...
by Bill Day
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 08:32 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 205 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2014 at 08:59 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
I wanted to do a diary about the quilt show but being on the road, on a strange computer has daunted me because I DO HAVE PICTURES! As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to ...
by art ah zen
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2014 at 09:45 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
REGULARLY IN THIS SPACE I REFER TO PEOPLE AND EVENTS FROM CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY, roughly the period from the time of Homer in the 8th century B.C. to the decline and fall of the western half of the ...
by mftalbot
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2014 at 10:57 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
DATELINE: ROME. I’ve always wanted to start a column like that, and now, at last, my dream has been realized. Rome, the Eternal City, has me bewitched. Our first full day here, we awoke early and ...
by mftalbot
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Oct 10, 2014 at 07:18 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
This is not the transportation system you're looking for, move along. This is one of those odd times in life where I think conservatives might have a point or at least they’re not parroting Koch ...
by The Gay Blade
Comment Count 119 comments on Sat Sep 20, 2014 at 06:24 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The Gateway Arch in St Louis, Missouri, is a part of the Thomas Jefferson Western Expansion Memorial, commemorating the pioneers and settlers who moved into the new Louisiana Purchase and began the ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Dec 27, 2014 at 07:15 AM PST with 26 Recommends
Muszeina Bedouin Girl. An extremely rare glimpse. Years ago I travelled to Israel for a good friends's wedding. I'd met him a couple years earlier as an undergrad and our shared passion for art, ...
by bastrop
Comment Count 55 comments on Sun Sep 14, 2014 at 07:00 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
Some photos from a recent visit to New York ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Sep 20, 2014 at 07:15 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation offers advice to Canadians travelling in the U.S., via its CBCnews website: U.S. police are operating a co-ordinated scheme to seize as much of the public's ...
by lotac
Comment Count 67 comments on Thu Sep 11, 2014 at 02:41 PM PDT with 180 Recommends
Here is part of the warning, posted on a CBC article today . On its official website, the Canadian government informs its citizens that “there is no limit to the amount of money that you may ...
by pale cold
Comment Count 85 comments on Thu Sep 11, 2014 at 01:55 PM PDT with 105 Recommends
When I wrote my defense of commonmass, which should have been more of a defense of commonmass than it was and which should not have touched on anything else, yesterday, it was the fruit of a review ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 516 comments on Sun Aug 31, 2014 at 02:28 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I woke up early while the fog was still thick on the Mekong. Pak Beng, the town I'd slept in, remained a river town for the time being. Only one road led up and out of town, connecting the ...
by ban nock
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Aug 16, 2014 at 01:22 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
As I left Hays, Kansas , on my trip cross the state on I-70, I set myself the goal of getting to a comfortable stopping point that would cut at least an hour off my next day's drive to Denver. The ...
by annetteboardman
Comment Count 28 comments on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 10:35 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
As we head into the primaries tomorrow in Kansas and Missouri, I wanted to step away from politics and talk about Kansas, the state that I grew up in, the state that I still love passionately. It ...
by annetteboardman
Comment Count 71 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 08:56 PM PDT with 89 Recommends
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
by Azazello
Comment Count 139 comments on Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 07:30 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
In what may be the most famous battle in US history, Federal General George Meade met Confederate General Robert E Lee at a small Pennsylvania town called Gettysburg, and changed the course of the ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 51 comments on Sat Jul 26, 2014 at 07:00 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
What Are You Working On? is for all things hand-made, home-made, and creative in a variety of mediums.
by vgranucci
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Jul 20, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
From Talking Points Memo : The House Ethics Committee plans to reverse its decision to eliminate the disclosure of all-expense-trips on annual finance reports, after a report on the change by the ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 36 comments on Thu Jul 03, 2014 at 10:06 AM PDT with 197 Recommends