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Photographers' Delight

The first president of the United States to have his photograph taken was President John Quincy Adams. It was taken in 1843, long after he left office. 45 more words

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U.S. PRESIDENTIAL TRIVIA:

Who was the tallest U.S. President?

Who was the shortest U.S. President?

Which U.S. President got stuck in the White House bathtub? 44 more words

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Texas To Washington Day 3.1

Well hello there! I’m finally back to post another roadtrip post. If you haven’t read days 1 and 2 go read those first! This is the first part of day 3. 248 more words

Life

6 Things I Learned From Watching The Roosevelts on PBS

Ken Burns, the King of Talking-and-Pictures Documentaries, has a new show on PBS about the sweet American dynasty that helped to shape our once-sweet country. It’s actually really interesting, which is sort of what I always say about Ken Burns documentaries–you expect them to be boring, I mean, here are some panning shots of STILL PICTURES and then here are some talking heads of historians. 306 more words

Ceremonies

Leaders have gotten us through worse

If life had gone according to my plans at age 14, I’d be the president of the United States right now. How fortunate failure can be. 414 more words

Non-Fiction

Back to School and Back to the Boardroom

With each new school year, the pressure from internal and external stakeholders increases, and calls for measurable student success grow louder. Whether reviewing institutional business models, reevaluating methods of education delivery, or aligning mission with strategic directions, boards are feeling the pressure to lead as well as be accountable. 236 more words