The truth about California Missions. Just as bad as Canadian Residential Schools

My own post about this from 2015. https://globalcitizenblog.com/visiting-spanish-missions-in-california/ “Within the missions is a terrible truth — that they were little more than concentration camps where California’s Indians were beaten, whipped, maimed, burned, tortured and virtually exterminated by the friars.The California Indians did have a culture, but they never got a chance to contribute it to…… Continue reading The truth about California Missions. Just as bad as Canadian Residential Schools

Time Life Books – The Trailblazers

I fly quite a bit between San Francisco and Columbus, Ohio. Everytime I do I’m fascinated by the vastness of the country and amazed at how quickly non-Native people spread and populated the land. I think about how the Pilgrims arrived in 1620 and how everything to the west of the Atlantic shore was terra…… Continue reading Time Life Books – The Trailblazers

Time Life Books – The Great Chiefs

I’ve just finished another book in the Time Life series on the Old West. I found them at an estate sale and bought three of them as I remembered them from the ’80s. I wish I would have bought the entire set because these books are fantastic. I am fascinated when I think of the…… Continue reading Time Life Books – The Great Chiefs

GME, AMC Stockmarket Adventure

(Originally posted on January 29th. Updated on 4.10.21 – Updates after original post) Yesterday, January 28th is one that will go down in history and the history making will continue for a while. In short, the internet just discovered that by banding together common individuals can beat evil Wall Street hedge funds at their own…… Continue reading GME, AMC Stockmarket Adventure