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Highlights from Recent Reading

The British had always loved sugar, so much so that when they first got access to it, about the time of Henry VIII, they put it on or in almost everything from eggs to meat to wine. They scooped it … Continue reading

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Highlights from Recent Reading

from Wandering through Winter, by Edwin Way Teale Even when the wind rose—and there is almost always a wind in the valley in the afternoon—all this sea of rolling dunes remained hushed. I strained to catch the slightest sound. I … Continue reading

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Highlights from Recent Reading

from Wilderness Empire, by Allan W. Eckert This morning there had been a brief shower but then it had turned into a beautiful sunny day. The venerable chaplain, Colonel Stephen Williams, held Sunday services outside, attended by almost all of … Continue reading

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Hooked on Books

While we were downtown to see the Uncle Wilber Fountain, I happened upon a bookstore filled with historical works and books from the early to mid-20th century. While Sally, Barb, and Linda sat and relaxed, I wandered the shelves until … Continue reading

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