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Strange Times Indeed

Every generation probably has this sense that they live in strange times indeed – what is happening around them is nothing like whatever happened before – everything is unprecedented. That was said a lot in the sixties, perhaps for good … Continue reading

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The Old Dominion

Virginia’s state nickname “The Old Dominion” came from King Charles II of England – because the folks in the colony remained loyal to the crown during the English Civil War. His father – Charles I – had been beheaded by … Continue reading

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We Are Our History

Sure, we settled the slavery issue with that Civil War we had. And Truman desegregated the armed forces after the second of the official World Wars, and in 1947 Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, and in 1954 the Supreme … Continue reading

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