Jennifer York

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Visit Buffalo Bill's Childhood Home
3 months ago
Buffallo Bill was born February 26, 1846, in Le Claire, Iowa. Bill wrote of his childhood:At LeClair [sic] I was sent to a school where, by diligence and fairly good conduct I managed to familiarize m...
Walking in the Footsteps of Edgar Allan Poe
4 months ago
Master of horror, inspiration to many, Edgar Allan Poe left his indelible mark on the literary world. Born 1809 to Eliza and David Poe, Poe's parents were actors. David Poe was an unstable alcoholic w...
Vacationing on Crete
4 months ago
My vacation adventure in Crete began on a whim. I was not, I admit, so familiar with the history and geography of Crete...the people and the culture. Here is a brief primer, in case I am not alone in ...
Ghost Towns and Gunfighters
4 months ago
Check out these ghost towns.
Ten of the Greatest Escapes in Human History
4 months ago
Casanova, Geronimo, and more...
My Year in Outer Mongolia
4 months ago
Before I made the decision to fly around the world to Outer Mongolia, it's fair to say I was in a rut. I had, at that point failed in multiple careers, besides being a kind of Jo March to the elderly....