At the Corner of 5th Principle Meridian & Baseline

ToadDate 0382.10.15.17-AR In December of 1803 France transferred ownership of over 828,000 square miles of property to the U.S. This deal is known as the Louisiana Purchase, which doubled the size of the U.S. Fast forward to 1815. President Madison orders a survey of the acquisition, to provide land as payment for veterans of the … More At the Corner of 5th Principle Meridian & Baseline

Traveling Time

ToadDate 0372.10.05.17-TX The past few weeks we have spent in Texas, seeing family and friends. We have been in Malakoff, Frisco, Fort Worth, Arlington, San Antonio, Kerrville, Georgetown, Round Rock, Richmond, and Rockdale. The RV was parked in Malakoff and we drove our car to visit everyone. During this time Lamanda Higginbotham, my sister-in-law, died. … More Traveling Time