Category Archives: History

God bless you, Mrs Crenshaw

There’s more and more discontent in regards to Confederate-era statues around the country and Texas is starting to see it’s share of it… but this story has a twist. A group of citizens, mainly composed of African Americans, have made … Continue reading

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Open Season on History

On August 14 protesters in Durham, North Carolina, placed a tow rope around the neck and shoulder of a Confederate statue and pulled it down from atop the monument on which it stood. WNCN reports that a woman climbed a … Continue reading

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Germany After the War

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You gotta love a mule

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And now you know…..

How did they not die of heatstroke? Still, it’s strangely arousing, almost as much as if they were taking her clothes off.

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The OV-10

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The Side Saddle

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Granny was a lot kinkier than you realized

Technology is a wonderful thing that has affected every aspect of our lives hundreds of year – including in the bedroom. But while sex toys today can do just about anything – including pleasuring your partner from miles away – … Continue reading

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“Get off the fence, I need to use it!”

It was in building the network connecting homestead to homestead that the farmers’ ingenuity came to the fore. Instead of erecting new poles and wires, many either ran phone wires along the top of wooden fence posts or used the … Continue reading

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On This Day

On this day in 1961, my little sister Barbara was born at Ft Leonard Wood Missouri. On this day in 1969, members of Charles Manson’s cult kill five people in movie director Roman Polanski’s Beverly Hills, California, home, including Polanski’s pregnant … Continue reading

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Archaeologists may have found lost city of Jesus’ apostles

Experts believe they have found the lost Roman city of Julias, formerly the village of Bethsaida, which was the home of Jesus’ apostles Peter, Andrew and Philip. Last month, archaeologists from the Kinneret Institute for Galilean Archaeology at Kinneret College … Continue reading

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The Pinks by Chris Enss

A few weeks ago Chris Enss sent me a copy of her latest book, “The Pinks” which profiles a few of the Pinkerton Detective Agency’s female operatives. I wasn’t aware that the Pinkerton’s employed any female agents but Chris tells … Continue reading

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On This Day

On the morning of Aug. 6, 1945, Setsuko Nakamura sat with her Grade 8 classmates on the floor of her private girls school, listening to a lecture about duty to the emperor. Setsuko and some of her classmates had been … Continue reading

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Dover Castle

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On This Day

In 1914 Four days after Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, Germany and Russia declare war against each other, France orders a general mobilization, and the first German army units cross into Luxembourg in preparation for the German invasion of France. … Continue reading

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You didn’t really think they destroyed them all, did you?

Thirteen years ago, William Stewart Boyd, a Cook County judge, drove to a South Side church to turn in a handgun his late father had owned. The Chicago Police Department was accepting guns as part of a buyback program meant … Continue reading

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B-25 lands in Fremont WI

FREMONT – Three times the “Miss Hap” circled over Fremont Airport, as a small crowd of airplane enthusiasts patiently waited for the World War II-era B-25 bomber to touch down. The bomber, built in 1940, hit the runway with a … Continue reading

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On This Day

On this day in 1863, Confederate cavalry leader John Hunt Morgan and 360 of his men are captured at Salineville, Ohio, during a spectacular raid on the North. Starting in July 1862, Morgan made four major raids on Northern or … Continue reading

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Jeff Milton

Jeff Davis Milton was born on November 7, 1861. His father committed suicide toward the end of the Civil War, when it became evident the south would lose. After the Confederate surrender, Jeff Milton was raised on a once proud … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a lynching

FOUR MEN PAY PRICE OF BOBBITT’S DEATH MILLER, ALLEN, WEST AND BURRELL ARE LYNCHED BY MOB AT ADA THIS MORNING At Three o’Clock Two Hundred Determined Men Overpowered Jail Guards, Took Doomed Men From Cells and Strung Them to Rafters … Continue reading

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