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Today in World War I

One hundred years ago, today, August 27th:

Day Four of the Battle of Tannenberg: Russian General Samsonov’s are completely enveloped by German forces when German I Corps, led by General François, attacks the Russians from the rear. 41 more words

World War I

Nagging Faith

Earlier this year, I had an “Aha” moment.  It was back during one of those busy times that all clergy deal with.  I had way too much to accomplish in too little time.  1,452 more words


A Day Out with Thomas

As much as Penny whines about missing California, I think she really does like it here. Case in point: there is the Illinois Railway Museum, and Penny loves trains. 314 more words


Injections by Jack, 3

Today Mummy took me to the Doctors to have my pre-school injections.
I did not know what an injection was.
Mummy told me all about it last week. 397 more words


Thomas the Tank Engine

For two weekends in August the North Shore Scenic Railroad hosts Thomas the Tank Engine. Last weekend was one of those times. I couldn’t walk anyplace in downtown Duluth without encountering Thomas. 100 more words

Duluth Minnesota

My Telly Voids: Children's Programming

If you are a fan of the sci-fi/police drama series Life on Mars, you are no doubt familiar with this wonderfully funny and nostalgic scene which parodies the 1966 stop motion animation children’s show, … 441 more words

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