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Splice the Main Brace!

My online friend and co-blogger, Pied Type, ran an interesting post a few days ago regarding the author Tom Clancy’s inspiration for music and singing in the movie, Red October. 438 more words

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Week 11 Response- Emily Gillis

The Mexican state once again was dominated by one man politically for the majority of the 1920’s and 30’s. Through this week’s readings we learn of Plutarco Elias Calles and the image he tried to portray to the world, the party that formed behind the ideals of the revolution, and the man that embodied those ideals, Lazaro Cardenas. 496 more words

Wou Lonbraj

We are all time travelers. We just get to move forward one second at a time. –Unknown

Josephus Daniels was a watchmaker in the Old West. 2,468 more words

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Why coffee is called "joe"

Say hello to Josephus Daniels, former secretary of the US Navy and namesake of the proverbial cup of joe.

Joe is, of course, short for Joseph. 186 more words

Honoring Veterans Day: "Cup of Joe" History

Source: everythingfab.com via Lindsey on Pinterest

Thanks to a Facebook post by Caribou Coffee, I’ve learned where the phrase “cup of joe” is derived from and wanted to share. 125 more words


First Navy Flight Gear Issue, 1917

The United States Navy standardized the issuance of flight gear when the Secretary of the Navy, Josephus Daniels, approved a recommendation of the Board on Flying Equipment on standard flight clothing for the Navy Flying Service on 06 April 1917. 115 more words