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Coming Soon--The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

A prior post announced the forthcoming Kenneth Burns’ documentary “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” about Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt to be shown on National Public Television in the Fall of 2014. 280 more words


Why I Wrote A Book about The War Refugee Board

Picture it: Chicago, December 2001. I was looking for a topic for my honors thesis. I knew I wanted to work with my history advisor, who was a Holocaust historian. 488 more words

Eleanor Roosevelt

reach out eagerly...

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost,
to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”
― Eleanor Roosevelt

Motivational Mondays

Are You Ready for the Roosevelts?

(Photo courtesy of the FDR Presidential Library)

At my current pace I expect to begin reading the best biographies of Teddy Roosevelt at the end of this year or early in 2015.   232 more words


6 Things To Do When You Hit a Low Point In Life

I have never come across anyone who has never hit a low point in their life. All of us one way or the other has been there! 1,085 more words


Have a great week!

‘People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.’

Zig Ziglar

Enjoy beautiful images and inspirational quotes! 22 more words