Tag Archives: history

Pull Up a Pew

I might have done this one once before (yep, the permalink says “2”, which means that I did), but I’ve got church on the brain from the Communion Festivities this weekend, so I’m doing it again. I have to admit, … Continue reading

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Are History Lessons Being Neglected?

Is history important to you? I’ve always loved history. Mostly American history but I really do love all history. So when I read this, it made me feel bad. Who decides what gets taken out of our classroom curriculum’s? Remember when … Continue reading

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The things that used to seem normal

I was sitting watching Ordinary People (at minute 1:53 is what inspired this post) a few weekends ago and I was just floored when Judd Hirsch, who played a psychiatrist, sat in his office WITH HIS patient smoking one cigarette after … Continue reading

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A Historic Exercise

This is something that I do every now and again when I’m bored, or when I need something for mind to do instead of obsessing about my problem-of-the-moment.  Sometimes I find myself doing it when I’m frustrated with what our … Continue reading

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Are you a “Royal” watcher?

Are you Royal watcher? I can’t help it. I’ve always been fascinated by “royalty.” The the Grimaldi’s of Monaco. My mom likes to joke that she was pregnant both times at the same time as Jackie Kennedy and Princess Grace of Monaco so I feel I … Continue reading

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Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huck Finn’s now politically correct!

Okay all. I know we normally don’t post on Friday’s but since this is such big news, I wanted to see if anyone wanted to talk about it. I got this from here. “A new edition of “The Adventures of … Continue reading

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1910 from Pam

1910 Ford Model R THE YEAR IS 1910 This will boggle your mind, I know it did mine! ************ ********* *********** The year is 1910 One hundred years ago. What a difference a century makes! Here are some statistics for … Continue reading

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Who do you think you are?

I’m not sure if any of you are watching this show or not. Who Do You Think You Are. It’s about a celebrity who traces back their family tree. I’m really enjoying it. But I’ve often been caught up in … Continue reading

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History of Taps

Thought you might find this somewhat interesting   If any of you have ever been to a military funeral in which taps was played; this brings out a new meaning of it.   Here is something Every American should know. … Continue reading

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Question of the day

Mount Rushmore honors four U.S. presidents: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt.  If you could add any person to Mount Rushmore, who would you add and why?

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2 Connected By Holocaust Reunited After 63 Years

I’m not sure why I’ve always been so interested in anything and everything that has to do with the Holocaust.  But ever since I can remember, something about it really grabs me in.  I’m not sure if it’s the historical aspect … Continue reading

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