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Tale of a Suitcase

Several of the Common Room scholars have read I, Pencil, the story of a pencil’s production and marketing. Today read the story of a suitcase. Share! Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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Sandhill Cranes- Heralds of the Spring

It’s time to get out my annual Sandhill Crane article. 😉 The long, cold, winter, (my family’s first in this state), had begun to tell on the nerves of all and sundry. We were tired of the snow, of the bitter winds, and we wanted to enjoy the outdoors again. Then, so gently it was […]

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Labor Saving

Gunnar Mrydal, author of a 1970 book called The Challenge of World Poverty, said that introducing labor saving devices into third world countries would decrease the demand for labor, and was, therefore, a Very Bad Thing, which would result in unemployment and financial disaster. About this, Henry Hazlitt, author of Economics in One Easy Lesson, […]

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Of Boys and their Toys

One of our First Year Students has developed a new version of an old game. The boy First Year student recently received some green plastic army men (found at the thrift shop for a terrific price). There are three sets, a small light green group (made in China), a small dark green squadron (made in […]

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A narration on Henry the eighth

This is JennyanyDots posting on Pipsqueaks thing:) Pipsqueak will be posting on Mary Tudor and Good Queen Bess so I willpost on Henry the eighth and the things he did.The book we are reading for history is Winston Churchill’s THE NEW WORLD. As a young man he was very handsome, he had auburn hair, he […]

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