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(Not Quite) Random Quote about History

“To me history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn’t just part of our civic responsibility. To me it’s an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is.” -David McCullough in a conversation with former Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities Bruce Cole…

Why Jersey City?

About ten years ago, I moved to Jersey City, following a girl (now my smart, sophisticated, and stylish wife) and needing cheap rent. The second reason likely sounds familiar to many of the newer residents discovering and building their households in Jersey City since its “rebirth” in the 1990s. I immediately fell in love with…

Coming Soon …

Still conceiving and yet to write first post … I hope that it won’t disappoint.