Category Archives: History

Shakespeare Tried By Twitter

Spent large part of a day fighting on Twitter with people who somehow missed the message of Julius Caesar and were up in arms over the lead character being cast with a look-alike Donald Trump.   Most didn’t know that … Continue reading

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History, Kennedy And So It Goes

This post has become something of an annual tradition just to keep people updated on the after effects.  It was originally written by my son with a lot of research help from me for a school project.  He was to … Continue reading

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Pioneers

Hillary Clinton has now become the first woman to be nominated by a major party for the office of President of the United States.  Exactly 100 years ago, the first woman was elected to Congress (Montana allowed women to vote … Continue reading

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The Band Played Waltzing Matilda

As most who know who pass through here, one of my passions is genealogy. It is a rather dramatic quirk of Scottish history that for a variety of reasons, both coerced and voluntary, they have spread throughout the world, particularly … Continue reading

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Now and Forever

While we may never know for sure, a recent documentary indicated that there is some evidence that Shakespeare’s skull may have gone wandering despite the famous curse that rests above his grave to thwart what was a somewhat common occurrence for … Continue reading

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