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1861: "A Glorious Indifference Is Coming Over Me"

Boston, December 10, 1861

…We have blundered all summer long and now we have capstoned our blunders by blundering into a war with England. So be it. 731 more words

American Civil War


This past week, my family and I decided to watch a Christmas movie on the Hallmark Channel (starring Candace Cameron Bure also known as DJ Tanner from Full House and Fuller House). 302 more words

Monday Memo: Build The Tribe

1861: "I Am Half-Mad With Vexation And Despair"

London 30 Nov. 1861

My dear Boy

If I thought the state of things bad last week you may imagine what I think of them now. 734 more words

American Civil War

WPC: Chaos

“Chaos was the law of nature; Order was the dream of man.” — Henry Adams


Weekly Photo Challenge: Chaos


Quote of The Day

Our first quote of the day comes from Bruce Lee

How we cope with daily life often depends on our attitude towards the things or events that we encounter in our daily life.  76 more words

Tuesday's Piece

Morality is a private and costly luxury.

(Henry Adams, 1838 – 1918)

John Lentell
Rhodesia Herald
29th May, 1971


Teaching is a work of heart

Henry Adams once said, “A teacher affects eternity he can never tell where his influence stops.” I have always dreamed of being a teacher. It was that one childhood dream I started from kindergarten when our teacher asked us what we want to be when we grow up. 663 more words