Category Archives: History

In Honor Of Our Country – And Her Flag!

Today, June 14, is Flag Day.  In her honor, a bit of music and a bit of history. On September 14 it will be 206 years since the Battle of Baltimore, and the siege on Ft. McHenry.  At the famous … Continue reading

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D-Day. June 6, 1944

78 years ago today, on Tuesday, June 6, 1944, the Allied invasion of Normandy began with Operation Overlord. Better known as D-Day , it was the largest seaborne invasion in history. The operation began the liberation of German-occupied northwestern Europe … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – Remembering Those Who Gave All

Memorial Day originated as Decoration Day after the Civil War, established as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers and flags.

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Rebuilding Notre-Dame with Lucy Worsley

Lucy always does a great job – after all, she has PhD in history, and a flair for acting! Hope you enjoy this as much as I did. About Lucy:

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Happy birthday, Jessie!

I almost didn’t post this today because it has been repeated more than once. But this post isn’t really for you – it is for me. So, forgive me while I indulge myself with memories and thoughts of the most … Continue reading

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Government youth indoctrination – history rhymes?

We have all seen the reports about parents showing up at school board meetings to protest curriculum in their children’s classrooms, from critical race theory to normalization of sexual deviancy. Many schools/teachers have overstepped their areas of authority. The latest … Continue reading

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A day in history – just five years ago

Remember this? January 20, 2017. Looks like an insurrection to me. And more.

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Story of the day – Mr. Edwards meets Santa Claus (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

“The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.”   — Laura Ingalls Wilder  This … Continue reading

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Senator Bob Dole, 1923 – 2021

Bob Dole, decorated WWII veteran, Senator, Presidential candidate, died today in his sleep at the age of 98. It is with heavy hearts we announce that Senator Robert Joseph Dole died early this morning in his sleep. At his death, … Continue reading

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Loss of the Edmund Fitzgerald, November 10, 1975

Forty-six years today, the Edmund Fitzgerald sank to the bottom of Lake Superior, carrying 29 men to their deaths on Nov. 10, 1975. KBJR6 TWO HARBORS, MN — On Wednesday, Split Rock Lighthouse will hold its annual ceremony remembering the … Continue reading

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