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Posts published by “William J. Hughes”

The National Mall, The Corps, The Call, The Fort

My brother lives in Charlottesville Virginia and is employed as a supervisor and tour guide at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello. My brother Bob now gives a somewhat new slavery tour of Monticello. TJ was a slave owner. All seems most appropriate for our tour of the new National Museum.

The National Indian Museum

Wounded Knee. Enough said? Reason enough to be going to Washington DC to see the new National Museum of the American Indian. Not that the…

Waveland Avenue

Of course I couldn't wait. Waveland Avenue. Of course it's the street outside the left-field wall of Wrigley Field, Chicago. I'd been doing some Frank…

A Day ‘In’ The Bike

I have not owned a car since 1987 for both financial and earth-wise reasons. When I need to I will rent a car. What a…

Legal High — Mile High

Legal marijuana. I never thought I’d see it happen, not in my lifetime. Legalized medical marijuana is one thing, but now the states of Colorado…

Change The Name!

I saw grizzlies in Yellowstone in October. About as close as you can come to going back to native worship. I stopped again at Little…

9/11 In New York

My nieces were working in the city at the time, close by. I checked with my brother, everyone was okay. But the rest of those…

Sports Cashew

Sacramento, my sports town, and I'm not talking about the NBA Kings. It's World Cup soccer, the USA Track and Field championships, MLS minor league…

Whale Ho!

I saw it on the CBS Evening News so it had to be true. But all kidding aside, it was, in early November, the feeding…

North By Northwest

I’m going, finally, to Seattle. That’s about all everyone around here in Sacramento refers to when the inevitable I should, could be living somewhere other than here comes up.

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