I’m the manager of the Zebulon Community Library and have a long tenure with the library system. I majored in English and have had my fill of “good books.” Since then, I have read mostly nonfiction, along with techno thrillers, South Florida based detective novels, and things I find funny. 629 more words
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It’s the American school computer lab classic adapted for low-resource classrooms!
For those not familiar with it, Oregon Trail is a game that puts students in the shoes of 19th Century American settlers traveling across the North American continent to Oregon, where bountiful farmland and a better life awaits them. 721 more words
Firstly I feel the need to apologize for the lack of meaningful content over the past month or so. I have been submerged under a deluge of University coursework and since this year is when my marks beginning to truly count I could afford precious few diversions (not distractions! 8,647 more words
Friday, my husband and I went to the movies to watch 12 Years a Slave. Although I hadn’t had the chance to see it when it first came out, it was a movie that I definitely wanted to support while it was in the movie theaters. 1,040 more words
Here’s a look at events in the Civil War 150 years ago this week.
Military events: Eastern Tennessee operations/Knoxville Campaign: General Longstreet’s army reaches the vicinity of Rogersville. 1,171 more words