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Interesting People: Deduction and Speculation

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This is a lesson plan for intermediate and up based around pictures of interesting people and language of speculation and deduction. 251 more words

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Cultural Exchange

About a week ago I got to host my first visitor from my Round The World journey. We had never met, but I stayed with her sister and parents in their German home, and was thrilled to return the cultural exchange. 910 more words

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The Magic of Hats and the Journey of Ten


I often wear one of these hats, because so often I meet interesting people when the hat attracts the attention of a passerby. It begins with the usual “Thank you for your service.” 255 more words


Amazing Women Who Inspire Us! Joan of Arc: The Maid of Orleans.

Joan of Arc, wearing a breastplate and brandishing her banner, rode at the head of the uncrowned Charles VII’s army and into history. She led the French to a famous victory by routing the English at the Siege of Orleans in 1429. 1,576 more words


Sean Munger reblogged this on www.seanmunger.com and commented:

It's always a pleasure to read Robert Horvat's take on history, and this time he takes us back to the 15th century with the first part of a profile on French hero Joan of Arc. I don't know nearly as much about Joan as I should, though obviously she's a fascinating figure and one without equal in the Middle Ages. Great job, Robert, and I look forward to the next installment!

A Recipe for...

One of the Sisters had a birthday this last week. We all got together to celebrate and it was fun. I wanted to post a picture of the two of us on Facebook…. 1,388 more words


A Light Of Hope

In India a young woman by the name of Mansi Prakash has taken it upon herself to
use her own money to buy energy efficient light bulbs for homes in her area. 69 more words

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Politicians and Other Liars - 3

Now you may not have heard about Will Rogers. He was a little before your time. Hell, he was a little before my time, before the Internet, Wi-Fi, before television even. 954 more words