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Seeing America

Home where Oswald stayed night before Kennedy assassination opens as Ruth Paine House Museum

Lee Harvey Oswald spent his last night before allegedly assassinating President John F. Kennedy with wife, Marina, and friend, Ruth Paine, at Paine’s home. The home, restored to the look of that night, Nov. 21, 1963, opens Nov. 6, 2013 as the Ruth Paine House Museum. Events that unfolded at the home are taken from historical record and relived by actors through video projection.

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Family Travel in the Electronic Age

Today, the world is a completely different place. Every impression can be posted instantly, liked, commented on, shared with friends, tweeted, re-tweeted, and instagramed, and that’s just for starters. What’s truly mind boggling as a parent, is how knowledgeable and proficient my kids are at all of this. So the question is, do we let the kids stay connected electronically when on a family trip, or force them to shut down and reconnect the old fashioned way.