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October 29 in history

312  Constantine the Great was said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross.

939 Edmund I succeeded Athelstan as King of England. 777 more words

History

Moderntimesku

She interrupted

The comedian laughing

At her not her joke

Action

Streetrulesku

With sideways step lost

Motor traffic dismembers

Low speed etiquette

Assessment

Emily Post in Rochelle, 1915

On a tour of historic buildings in Rochelle 14 Sept., guide Terry Dickow pointed to the former location of the Collier Inn at the northeast corner of Cherry Avenue and Main Street. 107 more words

Ogle County History

Life’s Basics

Always mind your manners

My Mother used to say

Primary colors

Senryu

Manners are like primary colors, there are certain rules and once you have these you merely mix, i.e., adapt, them to meet changing situations. —Emily Post

Poetry

Ankles

We were taught
to cross our ankles
not our knees
when seated
for reasons
of aesthetics
and decorum.

A lesson lost
on all today
apart from… 33 more words

Poems