Posts Tagged ‘Theodore Roosevelt’

True Story

I always knew the Teddy Bear’s connection to Roosevelt but I never knew exactly why. The short version: In late 1902, the President went bear-hunting in Mississippi, where black bears were plentiful. Despite that, Roosevelt was unable to shoot a single bear during the whole trip. At one point, one of his fellow hunters did […]

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All plans are suspended when your little one suddenly falls ill with an earache, I suppose. This happened Friday night, when my youngest’s cough/cold transformed into “my ear hurts.” I should note here that unlike most families I know, mine has eluded ear infections entirely, in both girls. It’s totally unknown to me, so I […]

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Four books done

Today I did a lot of reading. I imagine this will soon be my primary occupation, as I am weaning from social media and find very little of interest on television. I think a part of me seeks to retreat into a more natural state of slowness and silence, perhaps that goes hand-in-hand with my […]

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Discontent doesn’t seem to quite cut it. Anyway, today is a media blackout for me, my heart has had enough. For this week. What happens when you are reading two books concurrently: I started my evening with a chapter of “John Adams.” McCullough just totally goes off on Hamilton in ch. 10, like I think […]

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