Category Archives: History

It’s a Train Thing

I’ll admit it. I love trains. I especially love trains I can wander through or ride. On our last vacation, we were fortunate enough to catch the last train in Georgetown Colorado. It is a narrow gauge train that used … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day to America

As we Americans plant to binge on barbecue and pie, I wish to thank our service women and men. The PD and Fire and medical staff who respond to gunshots and fireworks gone awry. The utility companies who keep the … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day

To those of us in the US, I wish all of you a happy Memorial Day. In addition to the epic grill sessions, I hope you take a moment to remember those who died in service to this country. Perhaps … Continue reading

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What if?

What if the internet crashed? Poof. Gone. I would think that the impact on many of us would be negligible if the crash only lasted for a short time. And yet… My work phone works via the internet. In many … Continue reading

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How the Internet Started

Warning: Bad joke ahead. In ancient Israel, it came to pass that a trader by the name of Abraham Com did take unto himself a healthy young wife by the name of Dorothy, known as Dot.   And Dot Com … Continue reading

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November 11th

99 years ago. 10 million dead. On the 11th Day of the 11th Month at the 11th hour, the first World War came to an end. Sadly, the armistice didn’t stop the dying as many of the wounded succumbed in … Continue reading

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The Railway

I love trains. Thankfully, the hubbinator does as well, and one of the things we’ve always wanted to do was ride the Verde Canyon Railway during the Fall, to you know, see those colors everyone else always brags about. Right … Continue reading

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