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Art Day: Morse Code

While I was a student at the University of Oklahoma, I had the great pleasure to hear David Mccullough speak a couple of times on the Founding Fathers and other revolutionary topics.   158 more words


The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

Though Michael Mann’s buckskin-sex, tomahawk-to-the-head take on James Fenimore Cooper isn’t about the Revolutionary War or national independence, it evokes, as few films do, the real wilderness of the time, a place at once homestead, battlefield, and frontier. 71 more words


The End of the Line

I do not like being at the End of the Line!

I have often said, “All things being equal, if we are going the same place at the same speed then I would just as soon be at the head of the line.” 647 more words

Algorithms For Life

Two Early Americans

Continuing my early American kick, I read The Last of the Mohicans, by James Fenimore Cooper.  I’ve also taken out a volume of Washington Irving so I can finish Knickerbocker’s History of New York, which I started listening to on a long trip. 326 more words