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In Memoriam 2016

This year was a tough year.  We lost a lot of people that have impacted my life in some way meaningful or other probably sentimental. I have listed them in mostly chronological order. I hope that my kids get to know me a little better by sharing. So here is my attempt to share why [...]

By |2016-12-29T10:39:27-06:00December 28th, 2016|Categories: Culture, Interesting People|Tags: , , |0 Comments

10 William Faulkner Quotes on his Birthday

On Sept. 25, 1897, William Faulkner, the Nobel Prize-winning author of the American South, was born.  Faulkner was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi. Faulkner wrote novels, short stories, a play, poetry, essays and screenplays. He is primarily known for his novels and short stories set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County, based [...]

By |2014-09-24T22:12:02-06:00September 24th, 2014|Categories: Interesting People|Tags: |0 Comments

One Crazy Canadian’s Magical Ice Fort

During the long cold winter in Canada, one redditor had a crazy  idea. He began filling up plastic tubs with water and letting them sit out overnight. Day after day he did this, until he had a pile of ice bricks sitting out on the lawn. After stockpiling bricks he built one of the coolest [...]

By |2016-11-10T20:52:39-06:00January 15th, 2014|Categories: Interesting People|Tags: |0 Comments