Daily Archives: July 9, 2017

Book Review: A Just And Generous Nation

A Just And Generous Nation:  Abraham Lincoln And The Fight For American Opportunity, by Harold Holzer and Norton Garfinkle This book is a reminder to those who have read a great many books about Abraham Lincoln [1] that the speeches … Continue reading

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An Introduction To A Forgotten Song

For whatever reason, of late I have started being asked to introduce special music [1], and such was the case today.  Last Sabbath, when we were practicing the song in question, I gave a personal discussion about it [2] and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Romantic Garden

The Romantic Garden:  A Guide To Creating A Beautiful And Private Garden Paradise, by Graham Rose This book is a far more intriguing one than may appear to be the case from its title alone.  It should be admitted at … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rustic Retreats

Rustic Retreats:  A Build-It-Yourself Guide, by David & Jeanie Stiles Although I do not consider myself the most handy person when it comes to constructing buildings [1] or anything else of the kind, I found this book to be very … Continue reading

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