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August 30 in history:

Lincoln and Booth were together every week in the ’60s…the 1960s. On your TV screen.  Raymond Massey…famous for playing Abraham Lincoln on stage and film…portrayed Dr. 156 more words

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This American Life: Freedom of Speech & the Chilling thereof

For the first time in my life and as an American citizen, I’ve had to contemplate about whether or not to speak. As an American citizen we are all guaranteed protections and freedoms under the Constitution, but we as a society have allowed those rights to be diminished and curtailed because we are scared. 431 more words

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Better than Fiction: Biographies with Kick

When faced with the life story of an accomplished person, more than a few people will make an excuse to read something else. Biographies have an undeserved reputation for being ponderous, even boring tomes that linger on minutae. 637 more words


Babysitting George Washington

My friend found a writing prompt on Pinterest and told me I had to write 500 words. This is what happened:

“Hello, George.” I sat across from the poor bewildered man in a powdered wig. 631 more words


Wordless Wednesday: Gardens at Mt. Vernon

Touring the gardens at George Washington’s Mt. Vernon on Sunday
with Capital Photo History Tours


One Thousand New York Buildings

Researching for a new novel, I’ve been reading the tomb mentioned above. It’s a photographic documentary of a mere thousand of New York City’s significant buildings. 373 more words

George Washington