Category Archives: Lousiana Purchase

Grace Under Pressure

I love this artwork by Luciano Lozano – Getty Images. It is raining. The sky is overcast. The clouds are oppressive. It is a gray day. Everyone, even the bird, has his shoulders hunched and his head down. Everyone except the girl … Continue reading

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Pikes Peak or Bust

When Thomas Jefferson sent Lewis and Clark northwest and Zebulon Pike south to survey the Louisiana Purchase, he could have never dreamed of the sights that lay in wait for these intrepid explorers. Nor could anyone have imagined the distances involved. Leaving … Continue reading

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