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Billy Kennedy reviews The Other Irish: The Scots-Irish Rascals who Made America by Karen F. McCarthy

The tale of a ‘proud and feisty’ people

The Scots-Irish in the United States have an illustrious legacy, which should be the envy of other diasporas in North America. 1,016 more words

Karen F. McCarthy

Remembering the Alamo in San Antonio

“You may all go to Hell and I will go to Texas.”

-me as I defiantly left Colorado in October, fire blazing from my back tires as I drove through the plains of Kansas and Oklahoma in a 13-hour fit of rage and fury into a dark Lone Star night… 355 more words

Travel

This Day in Disney History January 26th

1945-Donald Duck cartoon The Clock Watcher is released.

1955-Television show Davy Crockett Goes to Congress starring Fess Parker and Buddy Ebson airs.

1964-Part 1 of television series… 117 more words

Disney

The Art of Money Getting: E-Book Pages 30-50

Notes/Excerpts:

  • don’t mistake your vocation
    • the safest plan and the one more sure of success for the young man starting in live, is to select the vocation which is most congenial to his tastes/interest…
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P.T.Barnum

At The Alamo: All The History I Needed Was On My Pajamas

I grew up in a time when kids had heroes.  Mythic heroes.  These days, it seems like anyone who performs his or her duties is a “hero”. 646 more words

Blogging

Kit Carson in the Wild West

I WAS RUMMAGING though some of my books the other day and came across my Kit Carson’s Cowboy Annual of 1958 which had somehow survived my childhood. 1,125 more words

History

Video Clips Worth Watching: Davy Crockett Tells the Truth in Congress

I voted against this Indian bill, and my conscience yet tells me that I gave a good honest vote, and one that I believe will not make me ashamed in the day of judgment. 113 more words