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Category Archives: History
Laundry in the 1940s and 1950s When I was a little girl, no one had a dryer. I don’t think dryers were invented yet. My mother had a brand of washer that I think no longer exists. It was … Continue reading
Violence in Our Culture An Opinion page in our local newspaper offered two opinions on the controversial subject of violent video games and their contribution to violence in American society. An eighth grade student of International Studies presented … Continue reading
WWII on the Homefront I am reading the last of the books I got for Christmas: No Less Than Victory by Jeff Shaara: A Novel of World War II., Ballantine Books, 2009. The men who fought and the women … Continue reading
Faith to Endure “ Hope gives us the faith to know that whatever trials we endure, God is there with us during the black times.” From A Caregiver’s Story. I posted these words in July just after the Aurora Theater … Continue reading
Teaching Basic English I have taught freshman college English in three different states, not counting the state of confusion, but one college and one class remain forever etched in my memory. The class had not been identified in … Continue reading
A New Kind of War The war in Afganistan came into my Inbox today with a prayer request: The Third Battalion 5th Marines have lost nine men in four days of heavy fighting. Nothing in the media about these guys.”The … Continue reading