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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1895 – This was a red letter day for me. I was quite a nervous girl with not too much confidence in myself, but I was so thrilled I scarcely slept at all that night. 549 more words

2016

Congo’s uranium - Rich pickings - The Economist Aug 27th 2016

An intriguing account of why America was so interested in Congo in the 1940s

Spies in the Congo: America’s Atomic Mission in World War II.  603 more words

Point Of Interest

Nobody talks about it except me

Ok let’s talk face to face and pretending we know each other.Everyone connects India with dirt and therefore with stomach problems and probably lots of days without leaving the bathroom. 202 more words

Diary

Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1895 – I went up town to a dance with Esther and Father. As Father was leader of the band we always had to go early and before the dance commenced, Professor Pickering came up to Father, told him he would like to a young girl who wore her dresses shorter than dragging on the floor (as was the custom with the young and older ladies those days) Esther and on were on the stage back of the orchestry waiting for the dancers to arrive, then we would go down and sit just below the orchestry. 309 more words

2016

SisforSenior

Thus far, I have appreciated that the divide between classes is less enunciated in college than it was in high school.  My first week of senior year left me feeling quite different. 410 more words

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Silent Prey by John Sanford

Silent Prey
by John Sanford

Copyright: 1992

Pages: 388

Read: Aug. 22-Aug. 25, 2016

Rating: 5/5

Source: Paperbackswap

Blurb: Once, Bekker indulged his brilliant obsession with death; now he is in prison. 211 more words

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