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A few of my husband’s lunches

  Pork roast and potatoes; wax beans with green onions, and frozen berries.   Green beans just like Grandma used to open; sundried tomatoes, southwestern style breakfast burritoes, and those washed out grape looking things are canned sour cherries with coconut cream. They don’t look pretty but I liked their flavor, nice and sour.   […]

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Leading a Poodle- the Ideal Young Woman, Continued

  From a book published in 1902 based on some sermons and surveys the author had put together.  First part is here.  I’m not reproducing the thing in full, just the parts I found interesting. “Most of these young men say that they are willing to be judged by the same standard of morals by […]

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The Ideal Young Woman of 1902 Will Not Lead a Poodle

From a book published in 1902: THE following questions were sent out into all parts of the United States Answers came also from Canada and England: I. Must the ideal young woman be a Christian? 2. Will she use slang or profane speech or lead a poodle? 3. Are dancing, card playing, or wine drinking […]

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Have Heroes

“OF the forces that can enter into the life of youth there are few of more importance than enthusiastic admiration for heroic men. To feel, from reading or observation, the impact of a great nature upon one’s own is to be changed forever afterwards, at least in ideals. It is to realize, as perhaps not […]

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Free Kindle Books

Books are free at time of copying and pasting the links here, but this can change. Be sure to verify the price. These are affiliate links. Unless otherwise noted, all content comes from Amazon. Reader Reviews are from Amazon readers and do not reflect the opinion of this blogger. =) Enjoy! Reader Review; At first […]

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All our connections are rendering us unable to connect

Our smartphones have become Swiss army knife–like appliances that include a dictionary, calculator, web browser, email, Game Boy, appointment calendar, voice recorder, guitar tuner, weather forecaster, GPS, texter, tweeter, Facebookupdater, and flashlight. They’re more powerful and do more things than the most advanced computer at IBM corporate headquarters 30 years ago. And we use them […]

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Quintilian Quote on Books

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Red Cross Knight and Dragon Colouring Page

Click to enlarge, set your paper to landscape, and it should fit two pictures to a page. From The Faery Queen: First Book By Calvin Dill Wilson, published in 1906 Share! Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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Theology of the Epic

Every good story is really a Christological story, said somebody visiting my house recently. I wish I remembered who, but we had so many people coming and going this month because of the wedding. Interesting. It just occurred to me that weddings themselves are Christian analogies, aren’t they? I thought of that discussion when I […]

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Kindle Books- Churchill for 2.99 each, other books free

Prices (free and otherwise) as posted at the time I pasted the links.  This can change.  These are affiliate links:   Winston Churchill’s WW2 Series is on sale today only for 2.99 per volume: The Gathering Storm: The Second World War, Volume 1 (Winston Churchill World War II Collection) Their Finest Hour: The Second World […]

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