Tag Archives: Abraham Lincoln

Rethinking Lincoln

It’s a good thing they teach geography in junior high, if they still do, because kids have some odd spatial ideas about the world. If you grew up in Pittsburgh – some of us actually did – you thought of … Continue reading

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Cracks in the Armor

Americans don’t get around much. Sure, Johnny Cash sang I’ve Been Everywhere, Man – not a bad patter song, if you can imagine Gilbert and Sullivan going Country – but in that song everywhere was, save for two Canadian cities, … Continue reading

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