Monthly Archives: November 2018

Twitter Banned Me For Literally No Reason, But In The End They’ll Lose By Jesse Kelly

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”—Every third grader I try my best not to complain about the curveballs of life that come my way, but I wish people understood the tremendous burden that … Continue reading

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Fifty Things I’m Thankful For in 2018

1. My Mom’s continued recovery after a serious health scare 2. Daisy. Some dogs you take care of. Daisy took care of me. 3. Our dogs Roscoe and Ladie who remain a comfort to me 4. Our dog Lucie who … Continue reading

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One Hundred and Fifty-Five Years Ago Today….

Originally posted on Katherine's Chronicle:
The text of the Gettysburg Address, as delivered by President Abraham Lincoln on Nov. 19, 1863, and transmitted by The Associated Press 150 years ago: Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought…

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Late Husker fan’s hat found in stands lands in the hands of Scott Frost

  LINCOLN, Neb. — Christian Reese-Newquist was cleaning the stands at Memorial Stadium after Saturday’s game against Illinois when he found something special. “Section 31 in the stadium, I came across a hat just sitting on the bleachers,” Reese-Newquist said. … Continue reading

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A Veteran’s Spirit in Historical Fiction by Peter L. Leavell

Historical Fiction is a powerful tool to bring the past alive. How we see the past, how we portray events forever stays with the reader. The responsibility is heavy. On Veteran’s Day, the celebration is about the soldiers who come … Continue reading

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To Those Who Served or Are Serving…Thank You!

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Latin is Still Alive

A common belief among people is that Latin has ceased to exist centuries ago, or, in other words, Latin died. But, is Latin really dead? And, as language nerds, do we believe this without first considering the facts? So, in … Continue reading

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Does My Vote Really Matter?

Voter participation often suffers because of the generally accepted belief that “one vote really can’t make a difference.” 1645: 1 VOTE gave control of England to Oliver Cromwell 1649: 1 VOTE approved the beheading of Kings Charles I 1800: 1 … Continue reading

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Why Anne of Green Gables Is One of My Favorite Novels By Tim Challies

I suppose it’s not a “manly” thing to admit, but Anne of Green Gables is one of my favorite novels, and one I read often. I am drawn to the character Lucy Maud Montgomery created—a quirky child who sees the … Continue reading

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