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A ‘Revival of Spirit’
This morning I was moved to tears as I watched the 90-minute ABC News broadcast from Portsmouth, England. The 75th Anniversary tribute to D-Day veterans was filled with the kind of pageantry that the British do so well, attended by world … Continue reading
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The Call of the Old West
Note: In September, on a visit to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, I was enthralled by exhibits in the building’s second-floor Cattle Raisers Museum. It’s worth a trip if you have not been there. The West lives … Continue reading
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Today, and 100 Years Ago . . .
Legos are great! But so is history. I learned a little more than a year ago, much to my surprise, that my then eight-year-old grandson is a history buff. Not your ordinary kind of kid who’s interested in the 60s … Continue reading
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D-Day — so long ago, but not forgotten . . .
On an off-season trip to France in early February, my husband and I were mesmerized by the Normandy beaches. Their windswept expanses and blustery beauty are inescapable, of course, and in many of the small-town historic locations not another tourist … Continue reading
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Take a moment . . .
Take a moment on Memorial Day to remember those who gave their lives for this country. ‘ Continue reading
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A grateful nation . . .
The armistice was signed at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month in a rail car in France. 1918. Nearly 100 years since the end of the war to end all wars and we’re still fighting. … Continue reading
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December 7 . . .
It’s December 7 — Pearl Harbor Day — but this day in history has other history
as well — some of it surprising. Continue reading →