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Downright Dencey

This evening I finished reading Downright Dencey by Caroline Dale Snedeker.

Downright Dencey was a Newbery runner-up in 1928. I really enjoyed reading the book as it is set in the Quaker community of Nantucket Island shortly after the War of 1812. 243 more words

Culture

COMMON CORE PART 1

By Dennis L. Cuddy, Ph.D.

There is a great controversy today over the current educational reform movement known as Common Core (CC). Many people have offered specific criticisms of the movement, but they generally look at CC in isolation. 2,250 more words

Threading My Way

… is a very apposite title for this 1874 book by Robert Dale Owen, son of Robert Owen, the cotton magnate and social reformer. As the subtitle says, it covers the first 27 years of his life, and the word ‘ 544 more words

History

On Family Traditions

Some of the happiest memories of my childhood come from the Thanksgiving weekends that I would always spend away with my family in the small town of New Harmony, Indiana. 223 more words