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Historically Speaking: Eight Presidents to Study

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By Tom Morrow There are eight Presidents of the 20th century whom students of history should study to understand what made America the dominant global nation. Today’s young ...

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Notes and Quotes: May 5, 2018

Pity the English Language Student By Tom Morrow It has been said Russian and Chinese are two of the hardest languages to master. But, consider someone trying to ...

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Historically Speaking: The Man Who Won The West

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By Tom Morrow It would not be an exaggeration to say Samuel Colt won the West – with his revolving six-shot pistol. At a time when America was ...

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Notes and Quotes-April 28, 2018

Words and Sayings of Our Youth By Tom Morrow “Poof” go the words of our youth — the words we’ve left behind.  We blink, and they’re gone along ...

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Historically Speaking: A Lot of History Passed in 79 Years

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By Tom Morrow While some of the days I’ve witnessed over the past 79 years have been cloudy, for the most part it’s been a great ride – ...

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Notes and Quotes-April 21, 2018

The Difference in Today vs. Yesterday By Tom Morrow My mother taught me about envy. “There are millions of less fortunate children in this world who don’t have ...

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Historically Speaking: The Architects of America- Part 6

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Edison: The Wizard of Menlo Park The last of our six industrial giants who helped build America was inventor Thomas Alva Edison. He gave us the electric light, ...

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Notes and Quotes-April 14, 2018

A Few Words We Missed Last Week By Tom Morrow Here are a few more words/expressions left over from last week: “Acumpucky” – anything you’d call that doesn’t ...

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Historically Speaking: The Architects of America- Part 5

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Henry Ford: Industrial Leader in the 20th Century By Tom Morrow If ever there was a story deserving of a Hollywood movie, the saga of Henry Ford is ...

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Notes and Quotes-April 7, 2017

Lost Words from many years ago By Tom Morrow There are words we commonly used during our early lifetimes that no longer exist. Would you believe the email ...

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Historically Speaking: The Architects of America- Part 4

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Editors note: Our fourth mogul of the six who were key to building America was John Pierpont Morgan, New York entrepreneur and financier, who the federa’ government’s financial ...

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Notes and Quotes-March 31, 2018

By Tom Morrow The Basics of ‘Murphy’s Law’ We all know the basic “Murphy’s Law” – Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong, but here are the another ...

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Historically Speaking: The Architects of America- Part 3

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America’s Man of Steel Editor’s Note: Our third mogul of the six who key to building America was steel industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie (pronounced Car-Nay-Kee), a Scottish-American ...

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Notes & Quotes-March 24, 2018

Hollywood, What’s Going On With Sound? By Tom Morrow What’s going on in the television production industry where the music is louder than the actors’ dialogue? A number ...

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Sunday Serial: Haunted Bones-Conclusion

Authors note: This is a work of fiction. It does not reflect any actual events, and all of the characters are fictional. Any similarity to events or persons ...

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