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Valis'e

(2 syl.). A small leather portmanteau. (French, valise.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894ValkyriurValiant A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q …

Philip K. Dick

Philip Kindred Dick was a prolific science fiction author who ditched bug-eyed monsters and spacemen to explore the nature of reality and paranoia on a cosmic scale. In spite of winning a Hugo Award f…

Distinctive Destinations for 2007

Each year the National Trust for Historic Preservation designates a dozen distinctive places for Americans to visit. According to Richard Moe, president of the N…

The Journals of Lewis and Clark

by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark September 10, 1805September 12, 1805September 11, 1805 September 11th Wednesday 1805 A fair morning wind from the N W we Set out at 3 oClock and …

Day 888 Day 890 Clark, September 11, 1805 September 11th Wednesday 1805 A fair morning wind from the N W we Set out at 3 oClock and proceeded on up the Travelers rest Creek, accompanied by …

The Journals of Lewis and Clark

Day 690 Day 692 Clark, September 11, 1805 September 11th Wednesday 1805 A fair morning wind from the N W we Set out at 3 oClock and proceeded on up the Travelers rest Creek, accompanied by …

The Journals of Lewis and Clark

by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark August 30, 1805September 1, 1805August 31, 1805 August 31st 1805 Satturday A fine morning Set out before Sun rise, as we passed the lodges at whic…

The Journals of Lewis and Clark

by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark September 13, 1805September 15, 1805September 14, 1805 September 14th Thursday 1805 a Cloudy day in the Valies it rained and hailed, on the top o…

June 2001 Disasters

May–June, Utah: Hordes of crickets and grasshoppers infested more than 1.5 million acres in 18 of the state's 29 counties, causing some $25 million in crop damage. June 6, Bangladesh: Severe fl…

Day 788 Day 790 Clark, July 18, 1805 July 18th Tursday 1805 a fine morning passed a Considerable river which falls in on the Stard Side and nearly as wide as the Missouri we call Dearbourne…