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Writing Project Wednesday: Trains

I think I grew up knowing more than the average person about trains. My dad used to work for the railroad and there was always a healthy appreciation for these iron horses in our house. Sadly, the age of the train has long been on the decline. It was such a treat to get to research trains during their heyday! I’m sharing a few … Read More Writing Project Wednesday: Trains

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Writing Project Wednesday: The Alta Vista Hotel

The Alta Vista Hotel in Colorado Springs is notable because it is where Nikola Tesla stayed while he worked in Colorado Springs. Though it no longer stands, there are photographs and a smattering of information about it. For today’s Writing Project Wednesday, I’m going to give you the history of Tesla’s home away from home in Colorado! -The Alta Vista Hotel was built around … Read More Writing Project Wednesday: The Alta Vista Hotel

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A Photographic Trip of Colorado Springs, Circa 1899

Most people know about the Tesla car, but not about Tesla, the man. I was first introduced to Nikola Tesla, the inventor, back in 2006, while watching the Christopher Nolan film, The Prestige. Though the Tesla character played by David Bowie was only a small part in a film dominated by Christopher Bale and Hugh Jackman’s rival magicians, I was nonetheless entranced by this … Read More A Photographic Trip of Colorado Springs, Circa 1899