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Global Archive: Russia, Part 1

0 Comments May 16, 2017

In our Global Archive series, we get to know the world a little better, one country (or territory) at a time. Today’s installment: Russia! So let’s start at the very beginning. Modern Russia has origins in about the 8th century CE. Vikings (called Varangians by the Greeks) came to rule over the people known as […]

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0 Comments May 28, 2011

any open show of affection is in bad taste. « Me against them

0 Comments May 10, 2010

any open show of affection is in bad taste. « Me against them. Girls, we’ve been doing it all wrong. And this book was here the whole time… [Thanks Alexis!]

Some things never change…

0 Comments January 24, 2008

While googling Illyria, Ohio, I came across this gem of a 19th century NY Times story: A SEVEN YEARS’ PURSUIT.; IN ABANDONED WIFE CAPTURES HER FAITHLESS HUSBAND. July 14, 1881, Wednesday Walter W. Winton, alias William Winthrop, son of the President of the Second National Bank of Scranton, Penn., was before Justice Bixby yesterday on a […]