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IN FLANDERS FIELDS POEM

(remember to thank a vet, not just today but every day) The World’s Most Famous WAR MEMORIAL POEM By Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place: and … Continue reading

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Self-publishing a book: 25 things you need to know

Considering self-publishing a book? CNET’s David Carnoy discusses the ins and outs of what it’s all about. June 13, 20125:00 PM PDT by David Carnoy @DavidCarnoy Note to readers: I originally published the article back in 2008 and have updated … Continue reading

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“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” ~The Pledge Of Allegiance

Let us never forget that in honoring our flag, we honor the American men and women who have courageously fought and died for it over the last 200 years, patriots who set an ideal above any consideration of self. President … Continue reading

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Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple. – Dr. Seuss

Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment. Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790) In the news this week are two controversies that … Continue reading

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“When a white army battles Indians and wins, it is called a great victory, but if they lose it is called a massacre.” – Chiksika, Shawnee

“What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.” – Crowfoot,Blackfoot warrior and … Continue reading

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I am still learning. – Michelangelo

If men were angels, no government would be necessary. – James Madison I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. – Winston Churchill I set in on the Introduction to the Federalist Papers today.  I was appalled … Continue reading

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We must use time as a tool, not as a couch. – John F Kennedy

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. – Abraham Lincoln Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. – Thomas A. Edison How do I spend time … Continue reading

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“…there will be sleeping enough in the grave….” ― Benjamin Franklin, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” ― Benjamin Franklin “Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.”  ― Benjamin Franklin, Silence Dogood, The Busy-Body, and Early Writings I … Continue reading

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