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September 30, 1936: Hoover Dam Dedication; 1882: First Hydro Power Plant in US

September 30, 1936:  Hoover Dam Dedication by U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Harold L. Ickes

and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Click HERE for an audio recording of the dedication.  357 more words


Politics & Buddhism #LetsDoThis

We have recently been tweeting about some political issues, such as using the NZ Labour tag #LetsDoThis. Political commentary might seem to fall outside the mandate of articles on Buddhism. 666 more words

Dharma / Tibetan Buddhism

Democrats Have Come Out With A New Slogan When In Fact What They Need Is A Whole Makeover Of Their Socialist Party

The Democrats think that by changing their slogan they will win over the middle-class voter that they lost to President Trump. The Democrats had a declared socialist in Bernie Sanders running for president and the rest of their aged politicians are all closet socialists that are in fact socialists but they just won’t openly say so. 847 more words

Dunkirk on Sunday, May 26, 1940

A summary of the WWII events this day:

  • Operation Dynamo ordered to commence.
  • Halt order issued on May 22nd to 10th German Panzer Division, is rescinded.
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Books & Reading


I have literally hundreds of cousins and we communicate by email more than postal mail. But writing by the human hand and postal mail are becoming a lost art. 322 more words

West 2016: Heart Mountain WRC

Day 7, August 11, 2016

As I am sure you all know, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and changed the course of World War II for the United States.  783 more words

Presidents and Their Best Friends!

Column the week of February 20, 2017,Wells resident Julie Seedorf’s column appears every Monday in the Albert Lea Tribune. Send email to her at hermionyvidaliabooks@gmail.com. 755 more words

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