Daily Archives: February 12, 2020

Movie Review: Harriet

Sometimes it can be worthwhile to watch a movie that is not made for you, but judging from the audience at “Harriet” last night at a movie theater in Hillsboro, quite a lot of people are interested in watching movies … Continue reading

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Someone Like You

About fifteen years ago or so, when I lived in the Town & Country area, I would regularly go to the movies after work.  Having a good job and perhaps a bit more money to spend than I could sensibly … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Puritans: A Transatlantic History

The Puritans:  A Transatlantic History, by David D. Hall This book is really an essential book for someone to read if someone wants to understand the Puritans on their own terms and grasp the complexity of the experience of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Puritans, Pilgrims, And Merchants

Puritans, Pilgrims, And Merchants:  Founders Of The Northeastern Colonies, by Kieran Doherty Admittedly, this book takes a rather expansive look at what might be considered to be the Northeastern United States in that it not only looks at New England … Continue reading

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Book Review: Puritans At Play

Puritans At Play:  Leisure And Recreation In Colonial New England, by Bruce C. Daniels It is an often-repeated canard that the Puritans were no fun at all and this book does a good job at demonstrating how that is simply … Continue reading

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