Category Archives: research

What’s in a Name? by Patricia

   by Patricia Gligor What’s in a Name? Shakespeare’s Juliet said: “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” The Juliet rose is the most expensive rose ever developed. (Photo: David … Continue reading

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Time is on My Side, Yes it Is by Cher’ley

This Blog  by Cher’ley Grogg Q: What did the second hand say to the hour hand as it passed by? A:  See you again in a minute. Q: What do you call a story that one clock tells to another? A: … Continue reading

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It Happened On This Day

Post by Doris McCraw It’s July 10, 2017 and do you know what happened on this day? I’ve always found these pieces of history fascinating. Maybe it’s the researcher in me, or maybe it’s just an insatiable desire to know.  … Continue reading

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Research? Or sheer indulgence?

This post is by Nancy Jardine. Tomorrow, I’m embarking on a journey part of which was roughly trod by the Ancient Roman Armies of General Agricola in AD 83/84, and of the Roman Emperor Severus in AD 210, when they … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Why

Post copyright by Doris McCraw We all seem to have the Big Why in our lives. Why did I do this, or that. We tend to beat ourselves up over some mistake. Let’s take a look at the Little Why. … Continue reading

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A Look at Yesteryear

Post by Doris McCraw/Angela Raines It has been a busy week. Two blogs posted on Sunday, one my regular and one a guest spot. You can read them at: and  So for a change of pace for myself, I decided to … Continue reading

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“Let There Be Light”

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction “We’ll leave the light on for you.” proclaimed Tom Bodet in radio commercials for Motel 6. Remember them? “Every Light in the House Is On” written by Kent Robbins and made … Continue reading

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Post copyright 2015 by Doris McCraw I confess, but then you already know, I love research. If something catches my eye or ear, I want to follow up, know all I can. This, I believe keeps me young and involved … Continue reading

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