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American Heroes~ SUSAN B. ANTHONY (1820-1906)~by rldubour

Friday!!! time to post another American Hero! The month of March we celebrate American WOMAN! Today we will take a look at the life of: 519 more words

Poetry

Dunure Castle

Dunure Castle is located on the west coast of Scotland, in South Ayrshire, about 5 miles south of Ayr and close to the village of Dunure. 487 more words

Scotland

The Standard Report, Part 2

Last month, I gushed about finding The Standard Designer June 1896 periodical while antiquing with Sra. M. First, I obviously, cannot do simple arithmetic when super excited. 91 more words

Historical

Photo of The Day!

View of the Lower Rocketts and James River, Richmond, Virginia – 1864.

What are your thoughts?

Source – Andrew J. Russell Image was found here!

Life

On historically-inspired embroidery, and moving from project to project.

Are you familiar with the children’s book, If you give a Mouse a Cookie ? It concerns a pesky little mouse who moves from one activity to another, eating a snack, cutting his hair, drawing pictures, and more, until he eventually comes full circle, back to the first activity of eating a snack. 312 more words

Needlework

When Stories Are Truer Than Fact

This is a guest post by Suzannah Rowntree, the author of the freshly released (as in, yesterday!!) Pendragon’s Heir.

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As the author of a novel which is rooted in a deep and abiding love of medieval literature, I’ve spent much time over the last few years meditating on what great works of literature can teach us about the people who produced them. 1,295 more words

Fantasy

YA Diversity Book Club: Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein

The YA Diversity Book Club’s March pick:

Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein

Emilia and Teo’s lives changed in a fiery, terrifying instant when a bird strike brought down the plane their stunt pilot mothers were flying. 353 more words

YA