While doing a whistle-stop tour of Eastern North Carolina in 1889, President Grover Cleveland asked the conductor why there were two signal lights instead of
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The History and a Song: Arlo Guthrie’s “The City of New Orleans”
Many years ago, a railway was defined as a “track for steam carriages.” This is an extremely inadequate definition with our modern standards. The modern
So you want to survive a bear encounter?
Map showing black bear populations in the US. I didn’t really think about bears living in eastern North Carolina until one ran out in front
A Lost Language: The Old West
While re-watching Tombstone, for what I am sure was the 100th time, I couldn’t help but think about the selected phrases and words that the
A Tale of Hair
Whether its the coarse hair on a trampling pachyderm or the soft coat on your new Labrador puppy; all mammals have hair. The protein filament
A Culture of Food: Are Deviled Eggs the Sinner’s Snack?
I love food. I love experiencing new restaurants and even going to places that are known for quality items. I am also extremely intrigued by the