History

T-Rex – Science Says Its Bite Was A Monster
The movie world of Jurassic Park isn’t quite “historically accurate.” Um Dave, it-s-a-movie!  Stay with me, we are going someplace.
The Jurassic time period occurred from 199.6 to 145.5 million years ago, following the Triassic Period and preceding the…
75 Years Ago Today – The Amazing Doolittle Raid On Japan
Today, as tensions rise in North Korea, America’s Vice President has assured its ally Japan of U.S. support.  ABC News reports V.P. Mike Pence as saying “"We appreciate the challenging times in which the people of Japan live with increasing provocations from acros…
How Old Were Your When You Became An Adult?
Age is just a number right…ah, but WHAT number?  A dozen years back I read a survey about adulthood beginning at 27 because of certain brain developments.  That seemed right to me  and thinking back to when I was kid, 30 seemed old...
The Art Of The Deal-Texas, Cali & More
Shouldn’t all the hassles have ended in 1848?  Today’s “get tough talk” on Mexico, the wall, deportation, sanctuary cities, gangs, cartels, La Raza , doing the work Americans won’t do, the dreamers, amnesty and MORE, al…
The Origin Of Eggnog
The company party is tonight and I’m looking forward to a big mug of eggnog.  If you like the ‘nog like I do, you might want to know about its origin. Food historian and Babson College professor Frederick Douglas Opie explains on his blog that eggnog most likely evolved fr…
What Are TV’s Longest Running Success Stories?
I ‘m a big fan of TV, more so than is probably healthy.  Since the first tiny screen flickered on a big box, black and white set in our simple Dakota prairie farm house I have been addicted to the escape and adventure offered on TV.  Oddly enough, of all the longest running series, t…
Jefferson Was Right, If The Press Fails, America Fails
The other day we shared some quotes from Thomas Jefferson on his concern for the future of the Republic if the people of America were not enlightened and informed, and if the press failed to do its impartial job.  Here’s one, "Where the press is free and every man able …

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