Tag Archives: George Washington

Revolutionary Ideas

The question this week is: If you could be present at any time during the history of our country (U.S.A.), when would we choose? I’d have to say: during the American Revolution. Mind you, I am more of an indoor-plumbing, … Continue reading

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GW2+H=Fun 4 T

Not algebra, just the famous people who would equal fun for me. The prompt this week on 4F,1H is the idea that we are stuck in a mini-van for a very long trip, not doing the driving ourselves. What three … Continue reading

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History Comes Alive

  Jeff Shaara Writes Like He Was There By Jeff Salter Having always loved history and biography, I’m chagrined to be several years late discovering how well Jeff Shaara can bring both to life. He’s likely best known for his … Continue reading

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Guest Fox: J. Gunnar Grey

By Jeff Salter I’m delighted to have as my Guest Fox today, the talented author J. Gunnar Grey.  It’s difficult to remember exactly when (or over what topic) I first encountered Gunnar, because so many of my wonderful colleagues at … Continue reading

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Now, It’s ‘Independence Day’ To Me

To be honest, I never felt terribly patriotic growing up, but OH! how we did do up the Fourth of July with fireworks! We bought them early and we bought a lot of mostly small ones, but they lasted through … Continue reading

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Washington and Lincoln- Men That Were Progressive

First, let me wish George a happy 279th birthday today and Abe a happy 202nd birthday (on the 12th)- talk about a cake conflagration there! Both of these men were progressive before their time. Mr. Washington owned slaves but he came … Continue reading

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