Category Archives: History

Jack Black in Colonial Garb

Does this 1768 portrait of Paul Revere (painted by John Singleton Copley) not look just like Jack Black?               I mean, really–the resemblance is kind of eerie. Advertisements

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Stranglings, Salvation, and Syrup Tsunamis… All in a Day’s Walk.

Last weekend I went on a tour of Boston led by Kevin Ford, chaplain for the MIT Graduate Christian Fellowship.  I learned a lot of interesting trivia about the city and even saw some new sights.  Here are a few … Continue reading

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History of Halloween

It’s that time of year again… That time of candy corn and haunted houses.  Of grinning pumpkins and costumed kiddies.  Of nocturnal creatures and creepy critters, monsters, skeletons, and ghosts. I have very fond memories of celebrating Halloween as a … Continue reading

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