Monthly Archives: January 2012

Shank’s Mare

My great-great-grandfather’s obituary says: “That Justin Benton came of stock noted for its longevity is shown by the fact that his grandfather lived to be nearly 100 years old, and in his 90th year walked from Tolland to this city … Continue reading

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An Alabama Plantation Breakfast

My current Kindle/gym reading is Letters from Alabama, by Philip Henry Gosse. I’m not sure what inspired me to download this title, but I’m finding it mostly pretty interesting reading, even though it is very poorly formatted for Kindle, which … Continue reading

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