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"Set fire to your house well before 8pm,” advises Lichfield fire chief

Lichfield residents have been advised to set fire to their own homes well before 8pm if they are hoping for a response from Lichfield’s firefighters. Lichfield Fire Station manager Damian “Stretch” Armstrong said: 381 more words


Dr Johnson and the Time Machine

 Editor’s note – the following letter to the Royal Society was found among the papers of one Thomas Ricken esq, an obscure minor scientist and dilettante acquainted with Dr Johnson and his literary circle. 1,193 more words


A Change of Pace - Season 2 - Chapter 35

“Shit! We need…” The call ended in static.

There were a lot of radio reports getting thrown around. The bomb squad, bomb-sniffing dogs, and durable Heroes were extending outward from Force Field’s shields and searching the surrounding city block by block. 3,585 more words

Daisy Lee Meyers (Reaper)

Glaucoma Specialist in Boerne

Helping patients with glaucoma is a passion of Dr. Susan Johnson. She dedicated her graduate program to study glaucoma under university glaucoma professors and a world-renowned glaucoma surgeon in San Antonio. 789 more words

Boerne Vision Center

Dr Samuel Johnson, his dictionary and quotes

It is 308 years since the birth of Samuel Johnson, who wrote the English language’s most comprehensive dictionary in the 1750s.  So this seems as good a time as any to express my utmost contrafibularities (see below) to the man himself. 1,122 more words


No “mere drudge” or slinger of words: Our teacher and friend, Samuel Johnson

On this date, 308 years ago, was born to a struggling, lower-middle class household–the father a bookseller–in Lichfield, England, an infant son who would become a large, clumsy boy, a lover of books, and then, as a man,  one of the giants of the literature and cultural life of the English-speaking world. 1,218 more words

Musings on The Press

“Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases of the twentieth century, and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. 465 more words