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The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum

I recently visited The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum in Hannibal. This museum showcases the life and work of Hannibal’s most famous resident, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, also known as Mark Twain. 353 more words


Roughing It by Mark Twain

Mark Twain, pen name for Samuel Clemens, sets out with his brother in 1861 for the Nevada Territory. The adventures begin right away on a stagecoach trip. 83 more words

Sandra Merville Hart

Happy Birthday Roger Miller

Thanks to Joe Bonsall from The Oak Ridge Boys for reminding me that today is the birthday of the great Roger Miller. Here is one of my favorites of his.


Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 247) - Mark Twain

“Don’t use a five-dollar word when a fifty-cent word will do.”

— Mark Twain 8 more words

Quotes For Public Speakers

Happy Birthday Mark Twain, November 30th

Happy Birthday to Samuel Langhorne Clemens, aka Mark Twain. Born November 20th 1835.

I have always been a fan of Twain’s humor. Over the past year in tracing my family history I was able to verify something I long suspected- that Mark Twain was a relative of mine. 41 more words


Happy Birthday Mark Twain

November 30, 1835 was the birth date of Samuel L. Clemens, known by most by his “writing name” – Mark Twain.

He was a favorite author of mine as a younger reader, and continues to be one of the writers I revisit on a regular basis. 133 more words

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