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A bucket of shrimp

They say old folks do strange things. At least, I think that is what young people say about us when they talk about us at all —which isn’t all that often. 879 more words

World War II

Jim Keating. Do they know us?

- Jim Keating is a retired teacher. He contributed this to the newsletter of the West Lake Shore unit of the Illinois Retired Teachers Association newsletter. 293 more words

Illinois Retired Teachers Association Newsletter

September 30, 1936: Hoover Dam Dedication; 1882: First Hydro Power Plant in US

September 30, 1936:  Hoover Dam Dedication by U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Harold L. Ickes and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Click HERE for an audio recording of the dedication.  357 more words


As the World Burns

I wonder if now, that a second American journalist has been murdered by terrorists,  has President Obama thought back to his 2008 candidate Obama strategy, of being able to talk to the thugs of the world?   444 more words

American Journalist

Washington DC: Theodore Roosevelt Island

“We have fallen heirs to the most glorious heritage a people ever received, and each one must do his part if we wish to show that the nation is worthy of its good fortune.”        Theodore Roosevelt…

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