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The World’s Most Valuable Shoes

Collecting shoes can be an expensive hobby. When a shoe lover sees a pair they can’t live without, they might ignore the price tag. The desire deems the cost irrelevant. An obsessive shoe collector left behind over 2,700 pairs when she fled the country. If she’d worn one pair each day, it would take over seven years to rotate through her […]

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ABC’s of WWII – American Pilots, Battle of Britain, and Churchill

The worst thing about visiting London, other than the food, was deciding what to experience each day. This capital city of a tiny, tenacious island has influenced much of world history. For every wonderful place I visited, I think I missed 100.  You know I love me some Roman history, but WWII is another love.   Tom Brokaw labeled the men and […]

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