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Thought For the Day: One Day Work Is Hard, and Another Day It Is Easy; But If I Had Waited For Inspiration I Am Afraid I Should Have Done Nothing

“One day work is hard, and another day it is easy; but if I had waited for inspiration I am afraid I should have done nothing. The miner does not sit at the top of the shaft waiting for the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Higher Up You Go, the More Mistakes You Are Allowed. Right At the Top, If You Make Enough of Them, It’s Considered To Be Your Style

“The higher up you go, the more mistakes you are allowed. Right at the top, if you make enough of them, it’s considered to be your style.” – Fred Astaire, dancer, actor, singer, musician, and choreographer (10 May 1899-1987)

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Thought For the Day:

“Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top.” —Booker T. Washington (1856-1915)    

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Rise of the Common Man

This next in the series on American history expounds on the events of the rise of Jacksonian Democracy which is seen a pivotal as the era of the common man and precipitating the American Civil War. Rise of the Common … Continue reading

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Broken Sparrow Down

A few couplets were spotted dancing across the page….Dedicated to those who recognize that suicide is among the top reasons for death in the United States and work so diligently to lower these numbers and give up to the tired, … Continue reading

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