The book Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders appeared
on the doorstep,
courtesy of Bunny.
I do have to wonder why she felt it necessary to give me that book to celebrate
the only time in
the history of the United States the country was not in debt,
back in 1835 thanks to President Andrew “I regret not killing that bastard Vice President Calhoun” Jackson.
It could be for other reasons,
but I can't be sure.
In any case,
it's a very cool book.
Where else could one learn about the Skunk Ape Research Headquarters in Ochopee, Florida?
Or the Lost Subway of Cincinnati, Ohio?
Lots of places to visit—oh!
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