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The First Computer Programmer in History will Surprise You!

Our story begins with a man who once held the same prestigious position at Cambridge as Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking. Charles Babbage, your typical 19th Century genius and polymath, embellished the narrative of his era with futuristic ideas that were practically just out of reach in his time – chief among them, the programmable computer. 1,193 more words

Ada Lovelace

A Second Daniel

The Golden Age of the English Renaissance, Elizabethan England, is one of my very favorite times in history. I love studying about this rich time, and I enjoy historical fiction novels set in this time as well. 327 more words



William Shakespeare is regarded as Englands greatest ever playwright.

Although his name is accredited to the plays which carry his name today, there is a belief that it was not William Shakespeare who actually wrote those plays. 690 more words

Famous People

The Road to 65, Mile 361: Paper Turkeys

November 24, 2015, Chino Valley- Today was the last day of school before Thanksgiving Break.  The concept of a two-day work week is a bit foreign to me, but I will take it, gladly.   368 more words

Personal Values

Did You Know?

Dear Friends,

Many people in businesses ranging from finance to bicycle repair commonly use the term “making the nut” as a way to gauge how they are faring vis-à-vis the bottom line. 186 more words


Coming Soon! Richelle Mead's New Series!

In case you have not heard, Richelle Mead has announced her new series: The Glittering Court.

The Glittering Court, the first novel of the series will be released April 12, 2016. 310 more words

Sidney and the Petrarchan Sonnet Convention

“She moved not like a mortal, but as though
she bore an angel’s form, her words had then
a sound that simple human voices lack;

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