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Entries by Kate Kelly from 06/2010

Finding Hope: Beyond the BP Oil Spill

| Posted 06.02.2010 | New York

As I thought about how to feel more optimistic about the country my thoughts turned to my experiences of the last few months. I began to see that if I "thought local," there was cheering news.

How About Some Encouraging News?

| Posted 06.08.2010 | Impact

The world will feel like a better place, and we'll feel less helpless, when the oil leak in the Gulf is finally plugged, but this evening reminded me that we face so many other problems where our efforts can help.

The Significance of the Catoctin Aqueduct in the Story of American Transportation

| Posted 06.15.2010 | Technology

We rarely stop to think about how the story of our country hinges heavily on the types of transportation created to take people west and to bring raw materials and products east.

How a 1920s Technology Made Possible the Music of Love: A 2010 Celebration of Crooning

| Posted 06.20.2010 | Technology

Just as the development of e-mail in the 1990s has forever changed the love letter, the technology of the 1920s forever altered the love song.