Clear and Present Dangers……Bruce Feiler

October 25, 2021 Leave a comment

“May your first word be adventure and last word love.”

Bruce Feiler

 

 

 

 

George Washington Position Flag

October 23, 2021 Leave a comment

October 19, 1781 — British General Charles Lord Cornwallis surrendered to U.S. General George Washington at Yorktown, Virginia. It was to be the last major battle of the American Revolutionary War.

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Clear and Present Dangers……Terry McMillan

October 18, 2021 Leave a comment

“Happiness aint got no Ph.D. or no certain amount of zeroes behind it!”

― Terry McMillan

 

 

 

 

U.S. Navy Flag

October 16, 2021 Leave a comment

October 13, 1775 — The United States Navy’s date of its official establishment, when the Second Continental Congress passed a resolution creating the Continental Navy.

October 10, 1845 — The United States Naval Academy opened in Annapolis, MD.

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Clear and Present Dangers……Richard Paul Evans

October 11, 2021 Leave a comment

“The most important story we’ll ever write in life is our own—not with ink, but with our daily choices.”

― Richard Paul Evans

 

 

 

 

Serapis Flag

October 9, 2021 Leave a comment

October 3, 1779 — John Paul Jones arrived on the island of Texel in the Netherlands in the H.M.S. Serapis after his victory at the Battle of Flamborough Head.

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Clear and Present Dangers……Jackie Collins

October 4, 2021 Leave a comment

“Trust yourself if you want other people to trust you.”

― Jackie Collins

 

 

 

 

 

Come and Take It Flag

October 2, 2021 Leave a comment

October 2, 1835 — The Battle of Gonzales was the first military engagement of the Texas Revolution. It was fought near Gonzales, Texas, on October 2, 1835, between rebellious Texian settlers and a detachment of Mexican army soldiers.

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On Writing: F. Scott Fitzgerald

October 1, 2021 Leave a comment

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Clear and Present Dangers……Irvine Welsh

September 27, 2021 Leave a comment

“Writing is such a good thing to do because you can’t really get bored with it. If you’re bored with writing, you’re bored with life.”

Irvine Welsh

 

 

 

 

 

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