Inspirations

28 Nov An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving

“My sakes alive — the turkey is burnt on one side, and the kettles have biled over so the pies I put to warm are all ashes!” Aunt Jo’s Scrap-bag: An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving, etc. Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1882 First edition PS1017 A8 1882 “Aunt Jo’s Scrap-Bag” is...

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14 Nov Book of the Week — Faust

He only earns both freedom and existence Who must reconquer them each day.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust FAUST Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) Tolz: Bremer Press, 1920 PT1916 A1 1920 Printed using a proprietary type (an Antiqua) designed for Bremer Press by the director of the press, Dr. Willy Wiegand....

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14 Nov On Jon’s Desk: Military Unit Histories — Putting a Face to the Historical Contributions of our Armed Forces Service Members

“The record of the phenomenal growth and expansion of our country is resplendent with the contributory and glorious achievements of its Army. From the pioneer days when our forefathers carved their way into wilds and dangers of the west to the present, the Army has...

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