Month: January 2015

Visiting the Hotel @ The Lafayette (formerly known as the Hotel Lafayette)

In October, documentary filmmaker Jackie Albarella gave a presentation to the Grand Island Historical Society about the history and restoration of the Hotel Lafayette in downtown Buffalo. I was so fascinated by the pictures of this Buffalo landmark that I bought Jackie’s book. The book was created from Jackie’s experiences at the hotel. She was …

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Is that really illegal?? (stupid laws in the United States) (part one)

In Alabama, it is considered an offense to open an umbrella on a street, for fear of spooking horses.Horse: That works for me.Human: There are hardly any horses on the street. I have to open the umbrella on the street because opening it up inside is bad luck, which may be a bigger deterrent than the …

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