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The Christmas Eve Haunting of Pen Ryn Manor

This stately mansion belonged to one of America’s founding, aristocratic families, originally from England, Quakers who came to the provinces for escaping religious persecution. The history of the dynasty’s American lineage started with William and Susannah Bickley, who landed in … Continue reading

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Protected: Sarobia: An Experimental Commune, Art Colony and Wildlife Sanctuary

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Internet Junkie

Last month I wrote about rebates (click here for details), specifically one from my air-card carrier, and sending the filled-out rebate form back in to make fifty bucks. The rewards card arrived in the mail, and the entry in this … Continue reading

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A Memorial Day Weekend Tribute – 1996 Through 2014

The following began in 1996 as a special feature on a now-defunct Web site, to honor our war dead on Memorial Day. Updates followed annually with only a few editions omitted. The series has been recompiled and presented here while … Continue reading

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