When our mother passed away I was going through her things and found a stack of letters written by my maternal grandfather Heber to my maternal grandmother Caroline (aka Carrie). 360 more words
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The Detroit Institute of Arts is exhibiting “Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit” from March 15 to July 12. The exhibit contains some of Kahlo’s and Rivera’s most spectacular work. 481 more words
In looking up some sources for my previous post on the gold-exchange standard, I checked, as I like to do from time to time, my old copy of… 2,250 more words
Many people are aware that the mob made a fortune in illegal alcohol due to Prohibition in the Roaring ’20s.
But most aren’t aware of how they made their greatest profits during the Great Depression: They became loan sharks. 919 more words