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Life is short. break the rules forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that made you smile.


Center Point Covered Bridge, (privately owned) near Center Point, WV-- Center Point Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge near Center Point, Doddridge County, West Virginia, USA. It was commissioned by the County Court and was built between 1888 and 1890. It spans Pike's Fork (Middle Fork) of McElroy Creek. The masons were T.C. Ancell and E. Underwood (who charged $976.54 for all abutments). The carpenters were John Ash and S.H. Smith (who charged $230). The design utilizes the Long…


I had the chance, while staying on a Kibbutz in 1961, to be taken to meet a Bedouin chief in the nearby desert. But since, at 20, I had not yet taken to drinking coffee (now triple Turkish) it would have been impossibly rude to have rejected his Hospitality & thus I was unable to have an experience of a lifetime. Since, becoming an historian, mainly interested in the hospitality norms of ethnic minorities in the M.E, missing that opportunity is one of the most significant regrets of my…