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November 3, 2018 Leave a comment
October 29, 1998 — John Glenn, at age 77, becomes the oldest person to go into outer space. He is part of the crew of Space Shuttle Discovery, STS-95.


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Clear and Present Dangers……Thomas Mallon

November 2, 2018 Leave a comment

…he was generally unbedeviled by any foolish consistency.”

― Thomas Mallon

Clear and Present Dangers……Stephen Crane

November 1, 2018 Leave a comment

“Sometimes, the most profound of awakenings come wrapped in the quietest of moments.”

― Stephen Crane

Clear and Present Dangers……John Keats

October 31, 2018 Leave a comment

“The excellence of every Art is its intensity.”

― John Keats

Clear and Present Dangers……Ezra Pound

October 30, 2018 Leave a comment

“Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one’s hand.”

― Ezra Pound

The Analects of Mudcat: Faith

October 29, 2018 Leave a comment

“Faith is a time-based function.”

~M.T. Bass


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October 27, 2018 Leave a comment

October 26, 1941 — The Battle of Leyte Gulf ends with an overwhelming U.S. victory as combined American and Australian forces cripple the Imperial Japanese Navy. Fought over four days in waters near the Philippine islands of Leyte, Samar, and Luzon, it is the first battle in which Japanese aircraft carry out organized kamikaze attacks and will come to be regarded as the largest naval battle of World War II.

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