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Then vs. Now: What is the Family Circle?

Have you ever noticed the “Family Circle, 25 cents” sign that is posted on the façade of Ford’s Theatre? While the Family Circle isn’t the same as it was when President Lincoln attended the Theatre, its history tells us a great deal about the atmosphere of theatres in the 1860s and how the Fords wanted their theatre to be different. 595 more words


Messages from Writers

“Writers should be dignified with their admonishments and protests
After all, language is most effective if it convinces the minds to change
For minds to change, writers should deliver the message with meaningful emphasis”


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Decorum: Still a thing in Japan

Normally I am not the kind of person who will jump through hoops for the “privilege” of buying something.  Telling me that something is “limited edition” is the fastest way to get me to lose interest in it.  627 more words


Good Morning October 30

Years ago I was in California for 3 months with the company I was then working for. I spent time in both LA and San Francisco. 188 more words

Good Morning

Alpha Omega M.D. - Episode #37

Alpha Omega M.D. – Episode #37

…I do not want my son courting a slave owner’s daughter…

“I find that man more repulsive every time I have to see him!” Harsh words from Phoebe Love, a Godly woman with a good and quiet spirit. 363 more words

Historical Fiction

Bathrooms are strange places for photos 

I’m a very reserved, conservative, Midwestern, white girl who now lives in the Deep South, in Deep South Texas…Bible reading, gun toting, big hair, “bless your heart” Deep South. 444 more words


Nate Staniforth - wonderful!

Magician Nate Staniforth recently gave a talk at the Oxford Union. The title of the talk was Wonder. He spoke for a little more than ten minutes during which he did not perform a single illusion. 451 more words

Speech Critique