Zerah J.

Museums Studies graduate student at Johns Hopkins University.

Easily distracted by shiny objects.

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A must watch for historians

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John Quincy Adams, he of the intelligent, soulful eyes, was the original Third Culture Kid. He left America in the middle of the Revolution when he was 10 years old and traveled with his dad (John Adams) to France and Netherlands to beg money for the Continental Army from anyone who would listen, cuz wars are expensive, dont’ja know.
When he was 14 (FOURTEEN! They grew up fast back then!) he got a job with the American diplomat in Saint Petersburg, Russia. He also traveled to Finland, Sweden and Denmark, learned way more languages than most other Americans, and enjoyed being away from his mom, Abigail Adams, because she was the original helicopter mom and could be very annoying.
Free-thinking, able to stiff-arm his parents when necessary, and one of the early opponents of slavery, JQA was also an early channeler of the Spirit of Yoda, because he wrote, “Try and fail, but don’t fail to try.” I would have dated this guy in a heartbeat. 
(Oh and later? He became the 6th President of the United States. After that he was a Congressperson. After that, a Senator. BRAINS ARE SEXY!!)


Your Most Obedient and Humble Servant: If the Founding Fathers Had Tumblr Blogs


George Washington: Would use a simple template and dedicate his blog mostly to his farm work; what crops are doing well and what grows best in what soil, and where to get the best beer in the country. It’s not a terribly active blog. Accidentally became tumblr famous. He’s also annoyed because…

Permalink SCORE! Solo London 2011 reunion.  (at Union Jack Pub & Restaraunt)
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Gender: Female

Pronunciation: ZEY-rah

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Sunrise; Dawn

Ranking: In 2011, Zerah (as a girls name) was not ranked in the top 1000 names of the US.

The irony is that I am the farthest from a morning person you will ever meet…..

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