Monthly Archives: April 2018

Did umpires develop hand signals because of deaf player Dummy Hoy?

  BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: Notable deaf ballplayer William “Dummy” Hoy led to the creation of hand signals by umpires. As loud as baseball fans can be at times, it comes as no surprise to see that there exists an elaborate … Continue reading

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Tips for the Seriously Writing By Peter Leavell

“Too unconcerned to love and too passionless to hate, too detached to be selfish and too lifeless to be unselfish, too indifferent to experience joy and too cold to express sorrow, they are neither dead nor alive; they merely exist.” … Continue reading

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Jesus, Take the Control Wheel: Southwest Pilot Saw Flying as Ministry David Roach

BOERNE, Texas (BP)— When members of First Baptist Church in Boerne, Texas, heard recordings of radio transmissions from a Southwest Airlines pilot who made a harrowing emergency landing this week in Philadelphia, they recognized the voice as one of their … Continue reading

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Review of Burning Sky

In Lori Benton’s Burning Sky, Willa Obenchain returns to her family’s vacant homestead years after being abducted by Mohawk Indians. Seeking answers to her past, Willa discovers a seriously injured man on her property and feels the obligation to care … Continue reading

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Review of If You Can Keep It

In his book, If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty, Eric Metaxas presents the case that our country is worth fighting for and cites the obligations of its citizens to preserve the freedom that our forefathers … Continue reading

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Review of The Rooster Bar

            In John Grisham’s The Rooster Bar, three three-year law students find themselves on the hook for thousands in student loans, and the school they attend is hardly worth the expense. Looking for a way out, they turn to an … Continue reading

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Love letter from George HW Bush to Barbara from WW2 goes viral By Edmund DeMarche | Fox News

Historians and journalists on Tuesday tweeted out the hand-written love letter that future President George H.W. Bush sent to his then-fiancée Barbara Pierce on Dec. 12, 1943. Michael Beschloss, a presidential historian, tweeted that Bush was a U.S. Navy pilot … Continue reading

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