I ran into Ku Klux Klan and the threat of hurricanes, and those two things made me decide not to build on the Alabama coast, so we came back to Memphis. 6 more words
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Shelby Foote’s The Civil War: A Narrative is my choice for the letter C book that has had an enduring influence on me.
This is a comprehensive history of the American Civil War in three volumes—each volume is at least 900 pages in length. 346 more words
At one time we celebrated the birthdays of the two greatest presidents in the history of the US, Washington and Lincoln. In a bow to the elusive nature of inclusiveness, and an additional Monday shopping holiday, we have now watered that down to “President’s Holiday” and celebrate all our presidents, although I can think of a few who would be better off forgotten. 481 more words