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Today is National Grandparents Day

In Celebration of Grandparents Today is National Grandparents Day. Grandparents are as different as snowflakes on a winters day. Some are loving, touchy-feeling, involved in every aspect of their grandchildren’s lives, while others are standoffish, reserved, and hardly engaged. Some live nearby and see their grandchildren often, while others live far away and are only Read More

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Vermont to Honor John Brown October 16

  Vermont to honor John Brown, as the first state to have a day set aside to honor the abolishtionist.  Local teacher Bradley Archer petitioned the state legislators to set aside October 16 (the date of John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry) as John Brown Day. Archer said “It’s important to recognize that we’re the Read More

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To John Browm In Prison, a poem

John Brown While pulling the pictures for John Brown’s Birthday post I found a snippet of poetry on the back of this portrait.  Here is the poem in full for your enjoyment Poems by David Barker.  Located on Google Books. Published in 1876