Posts tagged West Virginia
Logan's Run Transformed in 2018, & These Were the 5 Most Popular Posts

I could not have imagined, even a week ago, that I would be sitting here, in a Starbucks across the street from Chicago Union Station, finishing up the final post of the year as I wait to board a train headed for St. Louis this evening. But that’s how life goes, things can change in an instant.

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Moscow Madness: 23 U.S. Communities That Share Their Name with the Russian Capital

With thousands of cities and communities the world over, there's bound to be some places that bear the same name — people are only so original, after all. For example, in the United States alone, there are 31 cities named Franklin, 29 each named Clinton and Washington, and 28 named Arlington.

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That Time We Froze to Death in the Hills of West Virginia

Though I left the hallowed halls of learning for (what I believe to be) the final time nearly two years ago, even now, as an old man, I remember those days fondly. And I remember, especially, the first big spring break trip I took as a college student.

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John Denver is My Kind of Country Boy

I don't know what it says about me that the first time I heard of John Denver it was from the Farrelly brothers' comedic pairing of Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey in Dumb & Dumber (1994), but Mr. Christmas' offhand (and hilariously ignorant) comment about the American singer-songwriter who died in a plane crash in 1997 was always a line that stuck in my head.

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