Category Archives: Writing

A Public Service By Thomas Sowell

Sometimes someone inadvertently performs a public service by bringing an unbelievably stupid and dangerous idea to the surface, where it can be exposed for what it is. The New York Times can be credited — if that is the word … Continue reading

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Hymn Writer Extraordinaire – Fanny Crosby by Vance Christie

In an era filled with prominent Gospel song composers, Fanny Crosby (1820-1915) became the world’s premiere hymn writer of her day. A number of her hymns are still sung and appreciated by Christians around the world today. The fascinating story … Continue reading

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Review of The Butterfly and the Violin

    In Kristi Cambron’s The Butterfly and the Violin, talented violinist Adele Von Braun lives a sheltered life in 1942 Austria but yearns to help those who are affected by war. To that end, she undertakes the dangerous mission … Continue reading

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Review Of City of Dreams

  In his book, City of Dreams; Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles, Jerald Podair traces the tumultuous journey of Walter O’Malley in his quest to build his beloved Brooklyn Dodgers their own home on the East … Continue reading

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Review of Swingin’ A’s

    In his book, Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish and Charlie Finley’s Swingin’ A’s, Jason Turbow takes an in-depth look at the 1970’s Oakland A’s and their controversial owner, Charlie Finley. Beginning with their move from Kansas City … Continue reading

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The White House Wedding: A Solve-the-Mystery Blog Tour by Radha Vatsal.

BLOG POST #1: INTRODUCTION   Read the posts and solve a mystery linked to President Wilson’s 1915 wedding to Edith Bolling Galt.  The new First Lady and Woodrow Wilson make a dramatic appearance in Murder Between the Lines, the second … Continue reading

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One societal sickness that we still can’t eradicate: Political lies By Thomas Sowell

One of the painful realities of our times is how long a political lie can survive, even after having been disproved years ago, or even generations ago. A classic example is the phrase “tax cuts for the rich,” which is … Continue reading

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