After reading a few of the speeches given by a Seneca leader, I can see why his people began calling him Sagoyewatha (1750-1830) which translates to “He Keeps Them Awake” referring to his oratory skills. Earlier in life he was known as Otetiani (Always Ready), but by 1780, after speaking out for his … [Read more...]
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The Age of Exploration. What do you immediately think of as you read those four words? More than likely, you would throw out some of the more famous explorer's names and where their expeditions took place such as Columbus, DeSoto, and Magellan. Some of you might tell me about their goals … [Read more...]
Take a good look at the photo I have placed below. The time according to the archival notes with the photo is the 1940s. It appears to be a rainy day in Atlanta as cars and a trolley bus travel on Pryor Street. The large brick building looming in the right upper corner is the Kimball House Hotel … [Read more...]
Can you imagine trying to negotiate a move to a new house right before the rush of the Christmas season? If your move involves a new area of town or your state or even a different county imagine trying to figure out your new surroundings. Imagine attempting to get utilities connected while … [Read more...]