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Suicide Hill

Written: August, 2009 in London, U.K. Occurred: Summer, Late 1980s/Early 1990s in Oregon House, CA When I was growing up in Oregon House, I often used to go riding around on my Predator BMX bike with my friends Pat and Shane (who had similar bicycles). Like most boys we would seek out excitement and go … Continue reading

The Maidu
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The Maidu

For those of you that don’t know, the Maidu were a Native American tribe that once occupied an area encompassing Oregon House… Maidu communities varied with the topography. In the foothills, the Feather, American, Yuba and other smaller streams flow through deep narrow canyons. Permanent settlements were usually on the ridges that separate the parallel … Continue reading

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If You Only Knew…

What I had to endure to receive this: And to have this returned to me: But, it was worth it because now I can live and work freely in the following European Union countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, … Continue reading