The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

A reason to celebrate today

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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