During the Great Depression, many people forced off the farm hopped on freight trains, illegally, to chase after work they heard of from hundreds of miles away. If they are lucky, they would have prepared for provisions along the way, … Continue reading
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Search this address on Google and you get a picture of the Emergency Medical Centre. Well, this centre no longer exists. Cincinnati officials were anxious to revitalize and were selling up buildings in a hurry. A developer put the wrecking … Continue reading
When I visualize God, I picture… a woman sweeping her house clean in search of some old treasure; a man climbing on a train to seek a new world; the whiskers of roots on that tomato seed I’m trying to … Continue reading