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The Old West Personified in a Town’s Iconic Name


Frontier Towns, Chapter 2: Pecos, Texas Few names portray a better image of the Old West than “Pecos.” The Pecos River is the natural dividing line between central and western Texas, as to the west of this iconic river the … Continue reading

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Cultural richness can be dangerous


Each year as the running of bulls begins in Pamplona, Spain, much of the world media highlights the mounting list of injuries that take place. In addition, I will occasionally hear people comment on how stupid the participants are. Granted, … Continue reading

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