Category Archives: History

Garden Park, Evanston, Illinois

(Note–this was originally written in February, 2000–but has been updated and reworked for this post.. ) The climbing tree is gone. One of my most cherished places is simply gone.  I cannot believe it. There are pictures of me as … Continue reading

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My post-apocalyptic youth has found me…

I came across something that I may never tire of… Nukemap–an interactive map page that can show you the range and effect of a nuclear blast from various different-sized weapons anywhere you want. OMG. This is what I have been … Continue reading

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Talk to me in that old, old Ænglisc….

Todaeg, ic hæbbe ascunga. Hwa eom ic?  Hwæt do ic?  Hwær ga ic? Hwæt wat ic soþlic ond hwæt cann ic soþlic don? Todaeg is eac ane gehyðnes to understandan an æfterlic læden. Niewlice hæbbe ic leorned to arædan Ænglisc … Continue reading

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