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This is Charles Kimball officially entering the blogosphere. For years I didn’t think I was going to do this, inasmuch as I don’t think of something interesting to write every day. However, it looks like the time as come. In fact, I may be a little late; 2006 was the busiest year I have seen since the twenty-first century began, and some of you probably would have been interested in reading about my adventures, especially after I pulled up some very deep roots to move from Orlando, FL to Lexington, KY.
Anyway, the purpose of this blog will be threefold. First, it will promote my world history website, The Xenophile Historian, and anything related to it, like the textbook I plan to publish this year. Second, I occasionally come up with something witty enough that it’s worth repeating. In the past I would add it to a page on the website called “Random Thoughts” (a poor imitation of Thomas Sowell’s regular column by the same name). However, it would probably be more appropriate to post it here, especially if it concerns current events. Third, for my family and friends who may be reading this, I’ll be posting some of my real-world experiences, though hopefully that won’t overshadow #1 and #2 above.
Finally, in the near future, I plan to have this blog replace the page on The Xenophile Historian listing what’s new. In the meantime, until I think of something else to say, welcome!
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