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Review of "Woodrow Wilson: A Biography" by John Milton Cooper, Jr.

Woodrow Wilson: A Biography” is John Milton Cooper, Jr.’s 2009 biography of the 28th president. It was the 2010 Pulitzer Finalist in the Biography category. 535 more words


Charles Henry Farrow (1862-1942)

I added a new page on Charles Henry Farrow. He was an accountant at McNair’s Mill (sometimes called Hastings Shingle Manufacturing Company). He lived at… 8 more words


Seductive Poison -Deborah Layton

Rating 10/10

The mass suicide and murder in Jonestown, Guyana on November 18, 1978, is still the worst in history.  Some people managed to flee the People’s Temple ahead of time and lived to tell their stories about their time in the church and its leader, Jim Jones.   178 more words


My Infamous Life - Albert "Prodigy" Johnson

Rating 10/10

A few years ago, I was standing online at the Penn Plaza deli to pay for my lunch for that day when out the corner of my eye, I caught a glimpse of a face I knew I had seen before.   332 more words


John G. Manuel Biography

from Kentucky – A History of the State, by Perrin, 1887

Jessamine County, Kentucky

John G. Manuel was born in Fayette County, Kentucky, June 15, 1817, and is a son of William and Starling (Cameron) Manuel, natives of Fayette and Scott Counties respectively.  178 more words

Family Stories

Chatting with Susanna Reich about Fab Four Friends: The Boys Who Became the Beatles (+ a giveaway!)

“There is such a thing as magic, and the Beatles were magic.” ~ Paul McCartney

I remember February 9, 1964 like it was yesterday — … 2,343 more words

Poetry Friday

Munroe Ferguson (1860-1928)

I added a new page on Munroe Ferguson, who was a farmer, mill hand, and labourer. He lived at 1889 Pendrell Street and at… 17 more words