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Entries by Kate Kelly from 07/2009

"Make Next Left Turn..."

| Posted 07.08.2009 | Style

As we adjust their GPS systems in their cars, we should tip our hats to those American explorers who thought little of mapping then foreign and dangerous territory.

Medical Knowledge Used to Depend on Grave Robbing

| Posted 07.16.2009 | Politics

It was only two hundred years ago that "resurrectionists" would routinely raid cemeteries in order to provide cadavers for dissection classes in medical schools.

Summer Care Packages Have Honorable Heritage

| Posted 07.21.2009 | Politics

When the young campers come home and have caught up on their sleep, parents might tell them the story about how the original "care" packages came to be.

Exploring the Grand Canyon: Only the Brave and Hardy

| Posted 07.29.2009 | Politics

One hundred and forty years ago this summer, a one-armed Civil War veteran, John Wesley Powell (1834-1902), led the first full exploration of the Grand Canyon.