Category Archives: history

More on Guns

A little perspective please! ©Photo by Bonnie J. Schupp Before I begin, let me make clear that I believe we should keep the Second Amendment and that we should not take away everyone’s guns. I have fired guns for target … Continue reading

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>Anne Boleyn

>Hold on to your…head! On this date in 1536, Anne Boleyn was beheaded for adultery by her husband, King Henry VIII. Historians believe that the real reason might have been that Anne didn’t produce a son for her husband. However, … Continue reading

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>Lankow, the Town that Once Was

> Today we experienced some history from the Cold War… Maja, Stella, Jeremy, David and me at Lankow. Jeremy and Maja took us to see Maja’s family’s old homestead, Lankow, a town that was bulldozed flat because it was too … Continue reading

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>Baths, Rain, Hully Gully and Wine

>Despite a day of mostly rain, we made the best of it in touring around some scenic spots during our visit with friends/hosts Lena and Peter from the town of Rosbach, Germany. This is the artsy (raindropped) view through a … Continue reading

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