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Remnant: a small remaining quantity of something.  I’m walking along the 1 1/2 mile path that the NPS built on the 400 acre site at Minidoka.  220 more words

Civil Rights And Liberties

If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here next to Alice Roosevelt

This past Saturday marked the one hundred year anniversary of Quentin Roosevelt’s death in aerial combat over France. Now, this struck me for two reasons. The first is that Quentin was born nearly one hundred years before me. 3,363 more words

White House

Interesting Facts About Each U.S. President, Part 2

Theodore Roosevelt (1901 to 1909)

Both Roosevelt’s first wife and mother died on the same day, which happened to be Valentine’s Day.

He was shot just before a scheduled speech, but instead of seeking medical treatment, he went ahead with the speech. 873 more words


Minidoka: First Look

It is fitting that this guard tower is the first thing you see when driving up to the site of the former Minidoka WRA Camp.  … 300 more words

Civil Rights And Liberties

Under attack from within

I really would rather not be posting about political issues here, but these are indeed extraordinary days we’re living.

To begin, consider this definition and this oath: 381 more words


Churchill, Roosevelt and Champagne

“Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of Champagne; knowing him was like drinking it.”–British Prime Minister Winston Churchill

Andy’s article about our trip to Aiken, SC came out today in the…

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