Though you may find terms like “old maids” and “old gals” patronizing and objectionable, I like what Shelby Foote has to say here about teaching. 706 more words
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When Shelby Foote was asked by his publisher to write a short history of the Civil War, he responded with a 2,900 page, 1 million word epic which took him twenty years to complete. 350 more words
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Fairly often I get some variation of the question: Where did Jackson Speed come from?
The “Jackson Speed Origins” is a story I enjoy telling. 881 more words