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Love and Family at the Center of Dramatic Play "A Place to Come Home To"

By Nick Christophers

While Broadway churns out magical and sensationalized works; there are others few know about that return to a forgotten part of life the “human spirit”.  1,067 more words


Springfield's "Silent City of the Dead"

from Pioneer History of Washington County, Kentucky, by O. W. Baylor

Article written November 7, 1935

Cemetery Hill, Springfield

Springfield’s “Silent City of the Dead,” on the south side of Road Run and situated on one of the highest points in this community, is known as “Cemetery Hill.”  This city of the dead on the south is nearly as old as the town of the living on the north side of the Run.  694 more words

Genealogy Ramblings

The Trans-Mississippi Surrender

May 26, 1865 – Federal commanders accepted the surrender of the Confederate Army of the West, the last major body of troops remaining in the field. 1,112 more words


Brand and Sanders at The Black Swan, Newcastle on 21st May 2015

When I agreed to review this gig, all I knew was that the headline act was a trombonist, perfect for me as a trombonist myself. Part of the ‘Women Make Music’ series being put on by Jazz North East, an excellent exposition of the musical talents of the ladies of Jazz. 1,279 more words

The Groove

#OTalk - 21st April 2015 - Activities are everyone's business

“Activities are everyone’s business”

I am honoured to be able to facilitate the #OTalk this Tuesday evening on the topic of activity and the need for everybody to engage in the delivery of activity to the people we work with. 370 more words


Breaking: Rahm gives 10th Ward's Pope $15K the day AFTER the election.

It was no secret that 10th Ward Alderman John Pope was a Rahm water carrier in the city council.

Or that Rahm was a big supporter of Pope’s in his apparent losing effort to hold on to his seat from the progressive challenge of Susan Sadlowski Garza. 101 more words


The Anticipation is Killing Me...Well Kind of! 

Where’s the results!? It’s what the people want, now let’s give it to them. So last night there was an issue with the ballot machine in the 11th precinct of our Ward but today was suppose to be the finalized results. 75 more words

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