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People I want to be, or Circle of Five

Jim Rohn (a guy I’ve just had to find about on Wikipedia) once said “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with”. 625 more words


The Predatory Rich

The term in the title of this piece is from Doris Kearns Goodwin’s excellent book, The Bully Pulpit, about Teddy Roosevelt, William Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism. 1,170 more words

Hugh's Blogs

Review of "Theodore Rex" by Edmund Morris

Theodore Rex” is the second volume in Edmund Morris’s highly acclaimed three-volume biography of Theodore Roosevelt. The series’ inaugural volume debuted in 1979 but more than two decades elapsed before this second volume was published in 2001. 514 more words


The Habit of Courage

I’m currently reading Doris Kearns Goodwin’s most recent book, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism and it’s fantastic so far. 744 more words


Favorite Resources for President's Day

In February this country celebrates President’s Day, along with George Washington’s and Abe Lincoln’s birthday.  I thought I would pause and share a few of our favorite president books and resources along with some project ideas we have tried or discussed.   1,154 more words


Republicans & President Theodore Roosevelt

The Republican leaders really didn’t want Roosevelt as President. As a young Bull Moose Republican in politics, TR had angered top GOP honchos by refusing to appoint Republicans to bureaucratic positions.

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Meet Teddy

My partner, Orestes, and I adopted a puppy in mid-January. Although we have been talking about adopting a pup and casually looking through adoption websites for months, this adoption was spur of the moment. 206 more words