Daily Archives: June 16, 2016

Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: The Cure

[Note:  The Cure was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2019.] As a resident of the greater Portland area, it is hard to avoid listening to The Cure. On any one of the city’s three alternative … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shadows In The Desert

Shadows In The Desert: Ancient Persia At War, by Dr. Kaveh Farrokh One thing that can be said about this author without any question is that he is a patriotic pro-Persian military historian, who leaves no stone unturned in his … Continue reading

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Book Review: All Quiet On The Yamhill

All Quiet On The Yamhill: The Civil War In Oregon, by Royal A. Bensell, edited by Gunter Barth Having chosen to read this book as part of my background reading on the Civil War in Oregon as part of my … Continue reading

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