Category Archives: History


Dates like that with visible history still blow my mind. This church we passed on our bike ride today was built that year. The sign says it now serves as a starting point for some pilgrims walking to Santiago de … Continue reading

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The Corps of Discovery (is in my backyard)

*Written Friday* You’ll never guess who just walked in and asked me for a jump rope: Sacajawea!  She was getting bored waiting on the back porch for Lewis and Clark to finish trying out their new quill pens on the front porch (journal entries, I … Continue reading

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Sint Maarten

Elf November is de dag/November 11 is the day Dat mijn lichtje/That my little light, Dat mijn lichtje/That my little light, Elf November is de dag/November 11 is the day Dat mijn lichtje branden mag/That my little light can shine. It’s gusting up to … Continue reading

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  I could write a lot of things about Texel.  It’s an island off the Northwest coast of the Netherlands, the first in a chain stretching Northwards.  It’s the biggest, and can be terribly crowded and touristy in the summer … Continue reading

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