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Weekly Treaties: Treaty of Jaffa

Signatories: Crusaders and Saladin

Date: 2nd September 1192


  • Three-year truce between the Christians and Muslims.
  • Safe passage through Palestine for pilgrims.
  • The coast from Tyre to Jaffa held by the Christians.
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Nation Spotlight: The Republic of Nauru

Today’s Nation Spotlight will focus on the island nation of Nauru. Nauru is a small nation comprising a singular 21 square kilometer (8 square miles) island in the middle of the Pacific region of Micronesia. 468 more words


Today in History: May 22 What Happened This Day In History.

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on this day in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. 6 more words


The Duchess Deal

Gifted by my friend S. for my birthday, this was the loveliest book.  This isn’t confirmed but I have a feeling Tessa Dare at least loosely based the story on “Beauty and the Beast;” a Duke covered in burn scars convinces a seamstress to marry him so that they can conceive an heir; no kissing or affection necessary.  106 more words


Prepping kids for a complex world

Last May, I pushed this out. It still seems relevant. So . . . today? A #mondaymemory post. Enjoy!


Need a brain break? Ready for some current event / world culture / global literacy questions? 972 more words


Sobre libro: La Papisa, de Paul Murphy.


Heiliger Vater, die zuppe kalten werden

Santo Padre, la sopa se enfría….

Ganz leben, Mutter Pascualina, Ich lasse nich die zuppe kalten werden.

“Todo bien, Madre Pascualina, no dejaré que la sopa se enfríe.” 1,666 more words