Tag Archives: History

WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Pedigree

In the name of my heritage, I have been to hell and back In all ways fighting for the light and never fading black In the name of my jaded pedigree,  golden cause of legacy I often cite my family’s … Continue reading

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Lessons In Living History

Lessons In Living History by Michael Romani The hardest thing to comprehend Is why so many fail to understand That lessons in history tend to repeat Maybe because the lessons are incomplete Like angel wings openly spread History is more … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: History Is A Novel

“History is a novel whose author is the people.” – Alfred de Vigny, poet, playwright, and novelist (27 Mar 1797-1863)   I would go this one step further and say that the more I have learned about history, the more … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The History of Science Has Been the Gradual Realization That Events Are Orderly

“The whole history of science has been the gradual realization that events do not happen in an arbitrary manner, but that they reflect a certain underlying order, which may or may not be divinely inspired.”  – Stephen Hawking Forget about … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Daniel Defoe – The Shortest Way with the Dissenters

Born on September 13, 1660, the English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy Daniel Defoe fka as Daniel Foe became famous popularizing the writing form known as a novel with his works including Robinson Crusoe prior to his passing on … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Robert Burns – Ode for General Washington’s Birthday

Today is the anniversary of George Washington’s Birthday on February 22, 1732.  In honor of this day and in keeping with the tutorial studying the Harvard Classics, Aloha Promises Forever presents Robert Burns’ Ode for General Washington’s Birthday  This may be … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Encrusted

“Daddy, Daddy, look at the anchor so rusted!!” “Aww my darlings, more than that it is encrusted.” “With what Daddy?”, they smile and they ask Putting my mind to yet another Daddy task With living barnacles that speak of a … Continue reading

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Happy Presidents’ Day!!

In celebration of Presidents’ Day 2018, the girls and I are heading to Conner Prairie for the events there. It sounds pretty fun and informative.  The best part for a father who is dead broke?  It’s free.  So, thank you … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Treaty of Ghent (1814)

The Treaty of Ghent was the peace treaty ending the War of 1812 between the United States of America and the United Kingdom.  Signed by both sides on December 24, 1814, in the city of Ghent, Belgium.  The treaty restores … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Courage

Bravely into the smoke without much hope they went No time to pause but purposely into needed ascent Above the fold, you’ll find the moments of courage Dignified into the tears cried dripping onto the page Even in these darkest … Continue reading

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