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Fact 10

I will try my best to keep up with these daily, factual gems despite becoming increasingly busy for the next few weeks, due to school. Therefore, I will again encourage anyone who is reading these posts and has an interesting fact to comment it on any post and make my day easier, otherwise I will be stumped all day trying to think of something interesting, yet new, to post. 61 more words

Fact Of The Day

"Higher, Orville, Higher!"

The aluminum cooled engine

sputtered to life and amid the

twangs of warping wings and

pings of sweating muslin

the airplane took off into the sky. 167 more words

Poetry

J. D. Webb, Sr. - died

ON THIS DATE

John Denver “J. D.” Webb, Sr. died 10/15/1986. (Father of the evangelist Orlow Webb, grandfather of Anthony Webb.)  He was my pastor 1953-1957.  95 more words

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BELIEF

When you believe
Then you achieve

Edison believed he could produce light
Even a 1000 failures couldn’t stop his might

The Wright brothers believed they could fly… 50 more words

Yeh Life

I'm Related to the Wright Brothers

And I feel it sometimes, the mad urge

to launch into the sky with

all of humanity in my arms.

What was in their heart, I wonder - 105 more words

Writing

Rethinking What We Learned in School: Political Badger Interviews Burt Folsom

Recently I had the real pleasure of interviewing Dr. Burt Folsom of Hillsdale College. In his book, The Myth of the Robber Barons, he smashes the commonly held belief that Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Rockefeller, etc. 64 more words

Political Badger

First Flight With The Wright Brothers

National Aviation Day, a holiday established by president Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1939 to celebrate developments in aviation. The date selected was the birth date of aviation pioneer Orville Wright, who, along with his older brother Wilbur, is credited with inventing and building the world’s first practical fixed-wing aircraft and making the first controlled, powered and sustained flight more than a hundred years ago. 63 more words