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  • When younger, I traveled a lot on interstate highways between Maryland and Wisconsin. Experiences on the Pennsylvania and Ohio Turnpikes are still vivid interstate travel memories of the 1980s.

    Interstate Travel Memories of the 1980s

    Interstate Travel Memories of the 1980s

    by Paul Richard Kuehn14

  • My dad’s tackle box holds lots of gear and lots of great memories of days on the water with him.

    My Father's Magic Bag

    My Father's Magic Bag

    by greg cain18

  • Memories of my grandmother and her family living in Dublin during the Irish War of Independence and the 1916 Easter Rising. How as an ordinary family living in tenement rooms in Dublin they got on with raising their family as best they could from 1907 to 1960.

    An Irish Family Living in Tenement Rooms in Dublin Ireland

    An Irish Family Living in Tenement Rooms in Dublin Ireland

    by L M Reid39

  • First hand account of the atrocities committed by the Black and Tans in raids in Ireland in 1920 and 1921. They were the Royal Irish Constabulary Special Reserve. Memories of my grandparents during this time in Dublin and Balbriggan. When was the War of Independence in Ireland?

    Eye Witness Account of the Black and Tans in Ireland

    Eye Witness Account of the Black and Tans in Ireland

    by L M Reid38

  • Something strange happened over 25 years ago. And that "something" tested a jaded skeptic's belief in the paranormal. How to explain such an event as a faucet turning on by itself?

    A Ghost Story, From a Skeptic’s Point of View

    A Ghost Story, From a Skeptic’s Point of View

    by Dean Traylor4

  • The largest lake in Southern Europe on the border of Albania and Montenegro rarely features on most travelers' must-visit list. It's a fascinating national park with many names - Lake Skadar, Lake Shkoder, Lake Scutari and Lake Shkodra.

    A Lake of Two Cities: Skadar and Shkodër

    A Lake of Two Cities: Skadar and Shkodër

    by Zulekha Huseni6

  • The author relates his true-story romance as it happened in Hamilton, Alabama, with the Southern humor only he can tell. Vintage photos from the 1960s' era and a bit of French history regarding two pencil-sharpener patents are included.

    How My Marriage Began with a Pencil Sharpener

    How My Marriage Began with a Pencil Sharpener

    by Kenneth Avery3

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