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Subdeacon Joe

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  1. https://www.richmond-news.com/local-news/video-grizzly-bear-fight-caught-on-camera-in-northern-bc-3128200
  2. https://www.axios.com/walter-mondale-dies-vice-president-f8b5bfaf-bec1-44c5-8120-811c6f1a664b.html Walter Mondale, who transformed the role of U.S. vice president while serving under Jimmy Carter and was the Democratic nominee for president in 1984, died Monday at 93, according to a family spokesperson.
  3. YEAH! That is the page I was thinking of. Thanks.
  4. https://www.loc.gov/collections/prokudin-gorskii/articles-and-essays/russia-in-color-photographs-1905-1914/
  5. https://www.boredpanda.com/first-color-photos-vintage-old-autochrome-lumiere-auguste-louis/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=organic I'll have to dig around, but there is a collection of a dozen or so color photos from Russia taken around that time.
  6. An Orthodox priest in a deerskin at Gizhiga, Russia, 1901
  7. Several quotes: “The prohibition is general. No clause in the Constitution could by any rule of construction be conceived to give to Congress a power to disarm the people. Such a flagitious attempt could only be made under some general pretense by a state legislature. But if in any blind pursuit of inordinate power, either should attempt it, this amendment may be appealed to as a restraint on both.” Wm. Rawle, A View of the Constitution 125-6 (2nd ed. 1829) "The very purpose of a Bill of Rights was to withdraw certain subjects from the vicissitudes of political controversy, to place t
  8. Hats can be useful in all kinds of weather.
  9. Like it or not he was a major player on the world stage for over half a century. More than that, as has been pointed out, he was a combat vet, devoted husband and father, and, from what I've read about him, an all around decent person. The world is lessened with his passing. Then there are some of us who enjoy watching well done ceremony and pageantry. Gives a sense of continuance and stability to things.
  10. Quite the man to plan out his own funeral. A bit of humor, possibly based on a real exchange.
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