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“Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.”~ Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965); British statesman, prime minister, author, Nobel Prize winner


Articles That Inspires Me # 58

One Good Deed

His name was Fleming, and he was a poor Scottish farmer.  One day, while trying to make a living for his family, he heard a cry for help coming from a nearby bog.  265 more words

Random Thoughts

The Importance of Speech

Despite suffering from a lisp, Sir Winston Churchill gave some of the greatest speeches of all time….


Some Interesting Events from January 1965

January 1965

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Hullaballu premieres

The Who’s first album premieres ‘I Can’t Explain’ 48 more words


Charlie Brennan - Monday, March 3rd - Great Grandson of Sir Winston Churchill, Randolph Churchill, and Historian Paul Reid; Pastor Chris Douglas on Cornell McKay; and Market Analyst Larry Swedroe

Charlie talks with the Great-Grandson of Sir Winston Churchill, Randolph Churchill, and Paul Reid, Churchill Historian and Author of “The Last Lion”, who paid a visit to the National Churchill Museum at Westminster College in Fulton, MO. 97 more words

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Wednesday Words #7

Last week, I failed. I had a lot to do. I was way behind. I did a horrible job of looking ahead and a great job at procrastinating. 280 more words

Wednesday Words

The Great War in Portraits review: 'They were people, not statistics'

From stiff portraits of the ruling elite who sparked the conflict to disfigured soldiers, the National Portrait Gallery’s first world war exhibition interrogates history by making troubling contrasts… 686 more words