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Mark Twain on Learning German

I am continuing to try and learn German, studying about thirty minutes a day on Duolingo, and at times I feel like I have reached a plateau.  745 more words


I Think This Game Is Rigged

I sometimes play poker with Mssrs. Mencken, Clemens, Thompson, and Franklin. And after my last go-round with Franklin – well, the less said about Baltimore the better. 1,411 more words


Day Thirty-Eight: Mark Twain, The Breakers, Dawn's first lobster

Our first goal of the day was to get out of our New York state of mind. At least for the moment – we are planning on hitting it again, on the way back down from Maine. 990 more words

We Haven’t Turned the Page on Reading Yet

Published in Woonsocket Call on September 11, 2016

In May 1897, the great American humorist, novelist, publisher and lecturer Samuel Clemens – who we all know as Mark Twain – was in London on a world-wide speaking tour. 1,079 more words


Quote by Mark Twain on life

A quote by Mark Twain on life is the topic of this blog post.

“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing.  191 more words

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Quote by Mark Twain on the truth

A quote by Mark Twain on the truth is the topic of this blog post.

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” Mark Twain… 155 more words

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Because of Virginia City

Blaire Edens is another fellow author from the Good, the Bad and the Ghostly.  She lives in the mountains of North Carolina. She grew up on a farm that’s been in her family since 1790. 1,185 more words

History Of The West