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Giving Thanks Regardless Of Circumstances

I’m convinced practiced gratitude changes how life is managed.  My vision clears, allowing me to focus on the gift of the day, when I begin and end the day with gratitude, regardless of the amount of stress and strain that I’ve allowed into my life. 546 more words


Bradford Wheler’s Snappy Sayings-Wit & Wisdom from the World’s Greatest Minds

I received this book courtesy of Mr. Wheler for the purpose of a fair and honest review.

Overview: I’d like to say that this is anything more than a book of quotes. 184 more words

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Tad and the Turkey

Stories cluster about Lincoln like barnacles on a great ship.  Many of them cannot be sourced at all and have to be consigned to legend.  One such story that is probably just a legend is that of Tad and the Turkey.  189 more words

Should We Be Thankful for Thanksgiving?

This coming Thursday, as you probably know, is Thanksgiving Day. The day in which our entire nation sets aside time in our complicated lives to give thanks to God for all our blessings. 1,710 more words


Johnson - pre Presidency

When he was in the U.S. House, he voted against the Smithsonian, against expanding the U.S. Patent Office, against federal spending for improved roads and railroads. 196 more words

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The Assassination

The two theaters that Lincoln regularly visited were Grover’s and Ford’s. Mr. Grover estimated Lincoln visited his theater more than a hundred times during his first term. 458 more words

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Artists and Veterans

After his second election, when long lines of ‘office seekers’ lined up at the White House, Lincoln told his staff he would only talk to artists and disabled veterans. 30 more words

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