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Back in NJ

I have returned to the great state of New Jersey for a little downtime with the family. I really enjoyed the drive back. It wasn’t nearly as brutal as I expected it to be. I left Columbia at about 4:30am Friday, July 31. Yeah, I know it was 4:30, but it wasn’t that bad! I’m […]

School violence in 1927

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=103186662 I stumbled onto an interesting NPR StoryCorps story about a school bombing in Michigan in 1927. A man angry about property taxes being used for public schools decided to plant dynamite in the basement of the town’s school – killing 38 students, 45 people in total. The man was the caretaker of the school […]