Boston, MA

Paul Revere’s Boston Two lanterns hung from the steeple of the Old North Church in 1775 started Paul Revere from his home (built in 1677) to Lexington to warn of the British advance. Revere, who also took part in the Boston Tea Party, was a well known silversmith, dentist, bell caster and coppersmith. Interior ofContinue reading “Boston, MA”

Illorin Market, Nigeria

1980 Nigeria, the most populous single African nation on the continent of Africa, lies on the west coast and has a rich tradition and culture closely connected with their religious beliefs and the rights and practices relating to them. Traditional religion has given the people a heritage of culture and tradition which is still noticeableContinue reading “Illorin Market, Nigeria”

Egypt Trip Part Two

First, a note on masks. Most people I came in contact with were wearing masks. At least indoors. I wore a mask all the time indoors unless I was eating. Outdoors I wore a mask if there were a lot of people around. Many people who were wearing masks, let them slip down below theirContinue reading “Egypt Trip Part Two”

Minneapolis, Minnesota

This is a postcard, I believe from the 1950’s or thereabouts. It shows a skyline before the IDS building, before Mary Richards. The back reads “View of the skyline of downtown Minneapolis with Loring Park in the foreground. Some of the buildings in the view are the Foshay Tower, Telephone building, Medical Arts and N.W.Continue reading “Minneapolis, Minnesota”