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Early 20th Century Autocamping

The rise of the automobile in the very early part of the 20th century created a unique cultural movement that lasted for some 25 odd years. In 1910 there were approximately 460,000 automobiles in...

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Thoughts On The Death Penalty

Today I am struggling. After a lifetime of being staunchly opposed to the death penalty I find myself re-examining decades-old beliefs and trying to stave off deep feelings of anger and bloodlust revenge. A...

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Stamp Stories: The Nursing Commemorative Stamp

I recently pulled out my ancient stamp collection, dusted it off, and thought, “Man, what’s the story behind this one?” on several of them. To that end, I’ve added a “Stamp Stories” section of...