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June 3, 1862 letter to Luke & Sarah Keith from Nancy Betts

June 3, 1862 

To: Luke & Sarah Keith

From: Nancy Betts, Omro, WI

Has sold her interest in the farm. Expects to start for Michigan the first of June. 1,157 more words

Nancy (Comfort) Crawford Betts

Memorial Day Ceremony

Memorial Day ceremonies take place around the country, in both large cities and small towns. It is important that the community pause, reflect and honor the men and women who died while serving in the… 154 more words


John McCann

17 June 1905 – 23 February 1980

An Irish politician, author and journalist. McCann stood unsuccessfully for election at the 1937 and 1938 general elections. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) at the Dublin South by-election held on 6 June 1939.[1] The by-election was caused by the death of James Beckett of Fine Gael. 47 more words


Even Our Success Gets in the Way of Our Aspirations

2014 began for me by reading The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg. As the New York Times Review of Books accurately observed, this is “a serious look at the science of habit formation and change.” Part two, … 501 more words

John McCann

Scottish invasion at La Licorne

MONTREAL – There’s nothing new about cultural ties between Quebec and Scotland — the roots go back to the “auld alliance” of 1295 between France and Scotland. 877 more words


'Spoiling' & 'Lippy'


“We are not independent. We are indentured.”

Post-independence referendum. It has been won, and a keynote speech by the Scotland’s Foreign Minister, along with other Westminster politicians, is due to be made. 564 more words

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Judgement orders for more than €114m made against John McCann

NAMA yesterday secured judgement orders for more than €114m against an Armagh businessman who owns a number of sites in Dundalk.

Mr Justice Peter Kelly granted the orders against John McCann of Loughross Road, Crossmaglen, Co Armagh on the application of Andrew Fitzpatrick, for NAMA company, National Asset Loan Management Ltd (NALM) arising from loan and guarantee arrangements with three banks mostly relating to property in Ireland the UK. 188 more words

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