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She was too good

Here’s one more photograph from the July 5 1928 edition of the Toronto Daily Star. This is of motorboat racer Helen Hentschel.

Unfortunately, I couldn’t find out too much about Ms. 57 more words

Silver Spray + John Street on the America's Cup

SILVER SPRAY + JOHN STREET ON THE AMERICA’S CUP

The above photos of Silver Spray popped up on a fb post last night via Ngapipip Road boat builder GlenBurnnand. 243 more words

Launches

Fleming drummed out.

Wilson Daily Times, 28 April 1921.

In the 1930 census of Stantonsburg township, Wilson County: farmer Josh Flemming, 47; wife Lizzie, 37; and children… 27 more words

Wilson County

Review: Relative Fortunes (A Julia Kydd Novel, #1) by Marlowe Benn

TW: suicide

Note: Relative Fortunes was my Amazon First Reads pick for July 2019. All opinions are my own

Slated to be published August 1, 2019 by Lake Union Publishing… 460 more words

Book Reviews

For The Shadows?

I'm talking to the shadows,
Haven't slept a wink,
Black moon fades away,
Cold oceans sink,
Shadows loom for daylight soon,
One cup will do I think. 32 more words
Poetry

Dream Story

Arthur Schnitzler, Dream Story (1926), trans. J. M. Q. Davies

What it’s about: Vienna, the 1920s. Fridolin is a doctor living a comfortable middle-class life with his wife Albertine and their young daughter. 2,030 more words

Dead White Males