The Lewis & Clark Series – Part One

Written By Samantha James 

The Lewis & Clark series is dedicated to my eldest nephew. He is reading a Lewis and Clark novel in school. The kid told me I should write about them. I could not have agreed  more! I love you nephew of mine. I hope you enjoy reading aunties article! 

The story of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark is one of the most fascinating pieces of American History. It all begins when President Thomas Jefferson longed to explore the west. He had dreams and imagined all the benefits that this could bring to the young and growing country. President Jefferson thought the U.S could only prosper from such an expedition if it were a successful one. This would be especially true if the U.S could find a route to the Pacific Ocean. It would open up a lot of opportunities. Thomas Jefferson decided to put all his plans in motion to get an expedition started. The first thing the president would need in order to achieve this mission was money. Jefferson wrote to congress on the matter, he said …


via The Lewis & Clark Series – Part One : The Beginning Of A Grand Westward Adventure With The Cunning Corps Of Discovery — The Historical Diaries: Looking Into Our Past

The Lion Roared – TANYA CLIFF


the lion roared
he huffed and puffed and blew
the proverbial house down
not difficult
let’s face it
most houses are built by straw men –
scarecrows lacking brains
who trip down yellow roads made of brick
they should have built their houses out of

bacon is on the menu, boys

Source: The Lion Roared – TANYA CLIFF

A biblioteca pessoal de Mark Twain estará aberta ao público para inspirar quem queira escrever seu próprio livro | VIVIMETALIUN


If you are a writer, and you are looking for a peaceful and inspiring place to find that missing idea, that ultimate imaginary streak to finish a book or a text, how about working in the same place where one of the greatest writers of all time Took refuge to find inspiration?

The personal library of American author Mark Twain will open four nights throughout 2017, and writers from around the world can sign up to work there for three uninterrupted hours.

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Laundry in 1950s Part 3

Laundry in 1950s Part 3
‘……….Mother always attacked Daddy’s clothes first since that was the biggest and most demanding job.  With a freshly cleaned iron, she went for the white shirts Daddy wore for casual and dress.  They had to be spotless, crisp, and perfect.  The iron temperature had to be high to do the job, but a bit of hesitation left a dreaded scorch mark. ……
Source: Laundry in 1950s Part 3


Laundry in the 1950’s Part 2


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Once all that mountain of wash was done, the heavy, wet wash had to be lugged out to the clothes line, no small feat.  Mother had three lines stretched between T-shaped supports.  Shaking each piec…

Source: Laundry in the 1950’s Part 2

Muslims Don’t Contribute to America? Think Again

A Faithful Word

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In the Name of God: the Infinitely Merciful and Compassionate Beloved Lord It is a tired, old claim by Islamophobes that Muslims haven’t contributed to either the history or social fabric of this country. Michigan Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema recently waded into that muck by sharing a post that asked such questions as

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