We examine the culture of today and yeasterday. The human race is a fascinating study within itself.

Hitchhiker Weeds: Is This The Jerusalem Artichoke?

Hitchhiker Weeds: Is This The Jerusalem Artichoke?

Helianthus tuberosus There are numerous showy flowers that bloom in the late Summer/early Fall and I’ve tried to make an identification of this one. I think this is Helianthus tuberosus. The flowers are quite charming actually, however, this is considered [...]

It’s A Banquet of Chestnuts

Think Rome. Think banquet. Think chestnuts. It’s just some wacky story that happened on October 30, 1501. It was called Liber Notarum, or the Banquet of Chestnuts. This one is different for sure. Just click on the link.

The Battle of the Teutoberg Forest

The Teutoberg Forest, or in German Teutoberger Wald, is an area of mountains that lie within Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia. The forest stretches eastward towards the Weser River and to Osnabrück. Osnabrück lies between the Wiehen Hills and the [...]