Category Archives: Women’s History

When someone tells a good story why is it called “spinning a yarn”?

Jerry Anderson   July 21, 2016   Comments Off on When someone tells a good story why is it called “spinning a yarn”?
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“Don’t know much about history”? There is an old saying that we will forget much more than we will ever remember. Perhaps it is true, but the things we tend to remember are the engaging and interesting items that history books do not present to us. They remain on the fringe, just over the horizon, around the next corner, in… Read more »

QUOTATIONS FROM HISTORY

Jerry Anderson   April 10, 2016   Comments Off on QUOTATIONS FROM HISTORY
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Sometimes the words of the famous are so interesting that they bear repeating. Here are some of my favorites. “Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.” -Napoleon “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” -Harry Truman “History is more or less bunk. It’s tradition. We don’t want tradition. We want to live in the present,… Read more »