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Intrinsic Deeds, Twitter Short Story by John Parker

Watch the 140 Character Short Story – INTRINSIC DEEDS:

Get to know writer John Parker:

1) What is your very short story about?

Societies hypocrisy, humanities’ false virtue and our crippling apathy coupled with the need to bring those down who rise to a given challenge that has costs we are not willing to pay. 207 more words

Short Story

Reprint: Standing Room Only

This column on “Standing Room Only” by Karen Joy Fowler was first published in Vector 276, Summer 2014: 2,905 more words

Lexington Part II - "Our troops advanced towards them, without any intention of injuring them." Who Fired First at Lexington?

The above words were written by Lt. Col. Francis Smith in his official report to General Thomas Gage. Smith, in command of the British expedition to Concord recently returned from what would be the opening salvo of rebellion. 1,308 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

Journeying with My Father

Journeying with My Father

In the midst of such dark and omnipresent stories from around the world, I want to share some very pleasant and uplifting thoughts. 916 more words

how did Christ love the church?

From the series Night of Blessing; An elder’s charge to John Parker on the occasion of his upcoming marriage

I’d like to start tonight with a confession. 921 more words


Frederick Douglass' Black Confederate

A few weeks ago Harvard historian John Stauffer published an essay in The Root entitled, “Yes, There Were Black Confederates. Here’s Why.” Stauffer’s essay was largely an expansion of… 2,194 more words


“…and if they mean to have a war, let it begin here" ?? —The Real Words of Captain John Parker

Recently, a lot of attention has been paid to the events in Boston leading up to the American Revolution. The History program called “Sons of Liberty” brought a modern “spin” to the historic events of 1775. 891 more words

Emerging Civil War