Category Archives: FEATURE

Writers 2 Remember: Bob Dylan

“A major figure in popular culture during a career spanning more than 60 years.“ Bob Dylan was born in Duluth, Minnesota on May 24, 1941. Though his given name was Robert Allen Zimmerman, he legally changed it to Robert Dylan in 1962 to honor poet Dylan Thomas. This beloved folk singer is “hailed as the Shakespeare of his generation.“ Most people know

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#DidYouKnow – The U.S. Number of WWII Submarines Casualties

I recently visited the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas. Originally in honor of Admiral Nimitz, he would not have a memorial that didn’t honor ALL those who served. During my visit, I discovered many new things. One tidbit… Did you know how many submarines the United States lost during World War II? Me, either. Everyone has

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That’s #PUN-ny: ROMANCE & Valentine’s Day

I always try to share books related to the topic of my puns. Today, since it is so close to Valentine’s Day, I have gone with the romance theme. This should be interesting LOLYou never know what you’ll find on the shelves of a book store or in library – often there are some great treasures and lots of laughs!

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My Book Review of Mystery on Valentine’s Day

Mystery on Valentine’s Day by Lee Strauss My rating: 4 of 5 stars Cozy Holiday Mystery This period piece put cozy into mystery. A fast read, it’s perfect to entertain you while in transit or waiting for an appointment. The tale has charm that brings you back to a classic era while remains relevant with human emotion. This was a

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#DidYouKnow – John Jeffries?

American’s First Weatherman John Jeffries was an American physician (who graduated from Harvard) and balloonist (one of the first to cross the English Channel) who lived from 1745 until 1819. He is noted to be among the first Americans to start logging daily weather measurements, starting in 1774. His work set the precedent of our national model for weather record-keeping

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