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Oldest continuously inhabited community per state


Presented by year, then community name, and then state, the list below idetifies the oldest continuously inhabited community in each state. The majority of these locations are situated on a navigable body of water. Please feel free to forward any … Continue reading

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Protest at Cherry Capital Airport in TC


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A movie for those who love movies


Six of us went to see La La Land Christmas night at the State Theatre in downtown Traverse City. Each and every one of us adored the movie and would recommend it in an instant.  The music will have you … Continue reading

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TC takes charge of its energy future


I am so proud of my adopted hometown of Traverse City, Michigan. Monday night, the City Commission voted unanimously to have all city facilities and services powered 100% by renewables by the year 2020! That is a spectacular goal that … Continue reading

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One syllable capital cities


Below is a list of the eight world, state, and provincial capital cities whose name when pronounced in English is comprise of just one syllable. Any additions and/or cirrections are welcome.  Bern(e), Switzerland Minsk, Belarus Nuuk, Greenland Perth, Western Australia … Continue reading

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White privilege depicted in a single map


The following map depicts the original route of the Dakota Access Pipeline in a dashed line running north and east of Bismarck-Mandan. At the behest of these overwhelmingly white communities, who were ironically concerned about the potential impacts the pipeline … Continue reading

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Canada’s mega-suburbs by land area


Caledon (Toronto), ON = 265.7 square miles Mississippi Mills (Ottawa, ON-QC), ON = 200.6 square miles Mirabel (Montreal), QC = 187.5 square miles Greater Napanee (Kingston), ON = 178.1 square miles Levis (Quebec City), QC = 173.5 square miles Becancour … Continue reading

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