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History Lessons for Lucy and Ethel

After a scrumptious breakfast prepared by Giancarlo, we took to the windy back roads and set off for Hyde Park. Horse farms are abundant here, some modest, but most with enormous barns and stables, everywhere the distinctive dark brown fences outlining networks of pastures. 575 more words

Eleanor Roosevelt’s ‘mistress’ died heartbroken and alone

They called each other “darling,” “dear one” and “heart.” They told each other “je t’aime” and “j’adore,” and wrote more than 3,000 letters to one another. 678 more words



When I was a kid growing up,
ELEANOR ROOSEVELT was referred to as if she were some kind of Saint.

It would be years before I would learn of her intimate relationship with LORENA HICKOK (“HICK,” as she was called), and her place in LGBT Culture. 739 more words

Speaking Out

It is National Boss's Day! Join the celebration with The Morning Thing 10/17/16

NATIONAL BOSS’S DAY  is a day when employees across the United States show appreciation and thankfulness to their bosses for being kind and fair throughout the year. 1,417 more words


On this Day in Wyoming History... 1936: FLOTUS Birthday Visit to Cheyenne

Happy Birthday to Former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt who was born October 11, 1884!

In 1936, Eleanor and President Franklin Roosevelt stopped in Cheyenne during a campaign swing through nine western states. 223 more words

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