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December 03, 2007


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» June 5, 1843 from Maggie's Farm
34 days out (4736 miles) - Lat 1.40 S  Long 29.50 W    June 5thWe are enjoying the lovely climate of the S.E. Trades. The atmosphere is perfectly fine and the air cool and bracing. The sky is of a most lovely blue and at Sunset the clouds assumed... [Read More]



I find your list of Mr. Olmsted's reading choices quite interesting. Many of those same volumes were in the beds of the wagons as they headed west from St. Louis and in the saddlebags of the wandering cowboys of the 1870s and '80s. We did, indeed, educate our young differently back then.

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I have to comment on your last post about the subject as it was so informative. You really know what you are talking about and can explain things really well. I have only read posts by one other guy who writes as well as you do.

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