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I've turned into a book worm

I’m slowly improving. My foot is feeling much better although I still can’t walk on it without the boot on. The pain in my wrist and hand comes and goes. 229 more words


Ankle/Foot Update 

So I went to the doctor last night and found out that my foot isn’t broken! It’s just a really bad sprain. The swelling has gone done some and it’s starting to feel slightly better but it still really hurts to walk. 150 more words



Saturday night after watching a NASCAR race (my driver won) my hubby and I were sitting outside enjoying the much cooler air. We heard loud music coming from behind our house so I decided to walk out back and investigate. 302 more words


"History Makes You Smart, Heritage Makes You Proud"

Growing up, I heard very little about my father’s participation in World War II but once I became a teenager and started learning about his life through the reading of the letters he and my mom exchanged through their courtship and through his time in the Army Air Corps, his pride in being a Veteran became apparent. 220 more words

Military Life

Letter home, March 11, 1970 (to Jan)

Thank you for the package. It’s really “out of sight” to get a surprise package. … I don’t know why but the hot days over here are nothing like summer days back in the world. 262 more words

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Historical Item Analysis: Student Life in the 1870s

In a letter recently donated to the University Archives, a student describes what life was like in the early years of the college after its inception. 389 more words

Student Life

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Before writing QL 4, I dug through my memorabilia drawer and found stacks of letters that I had written home from Vietnam. Most were to my brother and mother, but there also a few to a former girlfriend who had returned them to me years later. 1,344 more words

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