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A husband and proud father of four who works as a college vocational program coordinator and part-time economics instructor.

I enjoy traveling with my family and writing about the places I have visited. I also enjoy writing about a wide range of other topics as you will discover as you read my Hubs.

I joined HubPages in September 2006 a few months after it was launched and have enjoyed writing and participating on it ever since.  In addition to the satisfaction from writing and seeing my Hubs published I have also enjoyed a growing side income from HubPages' ad sharing program.

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  • 0

    Gavrilo Princip The Teenager Who Started World War I

    3 weeks ago

    On June 28, 1914 a young man named Gavrilo Princip shot Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie when the car they were riding in stalled. Princip's action precipitated the start of World War I

  • 4

    Arizona's Picturesque Antelope Canyon

    4 weeks ago

    Natural wonders abound in the American Southwest and among these is Antelope Canyon located on the Navajo Reservation just east of Page in Northern Arizona. Lower Antelope Canyon is a slot canyon

  • 1

    Visiting Arizona's Montezuma Casle

    6 weeks ago

    Arizona's Montezuma Castle National Monument is one of numerous Federally protected historic ruins in the Southwest. Unlike many, Montezuma Castle is largely intact and an easily accessible side trip

  • 14

    Montezuma Castle - History of a Pre-Columbian Cliff Dwelling

    7 weeks ago

    Sitting along Interstate 17 in Arizona' s Verde Valley between Phoenix and Flagstaff is an ancient Indian ruin known as Montezuma Castle. Here is the history from its origins as a dwelling to today's

  • 6

    Armed Forces Day - Honoring Those Who Serve

    2 months ago

    Armed Forces Day falls on the third Saturday of May each year and is a day in which we honor those who serve our nation's defense.

  • 6

    The Hidden High Costs of Federal Income Taxes

    3 months ago

    Each year the U.S. tax Code gets more complicated. Americans as a whole spend 7.6 billion hours paying their taxes while loopholes allow wealthy taxpayers to avoid paying $1 trillion worth of taxes.

  • 4

    World Back-Up Day is March 31st - Is Your Data Backed-Up?

    3 months ago

    World Back-Up Day is an annual event observed on March 31st. It is a day intended to educate people on the importance of keeping their digital property safe from loss by making backup copies regularl

  • 1

    Team U.S. Virgin Islands - The Other US Olympic Team in 2014 Winter Olympics

    5 months ago

    The 2014 Winter Olympics will have2 teams representing the U.S.. Team USA is the Official U.S. Team. But the U.S. Virgin Islands territory will have a team representing this little speck of the USA

  • 0

    Ben Nanasca and Juan Cipriano First Athletes from a Tropical Nation to Compete in Winter Olympics

    5 months ago

    A story of the two young skiers from the Philippines who traveled to Sapporo, Japan in 1972 to become the first athletes from a tropical nation to compete in the Winter Olympics

  • 4

    Emergence of the Black Friday Shopping Holiday

    7 months ago

    Friday after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, has evolved from the first day of Christmas Shopping to a marathon shopping event where participation and finding deals is more important than the presents

  • 13

    Why We Continue to Ask the Question “Who Killed President Kennedy”

    8 months ago

    From the start, the assassination of President Kennedy has been surrounded by conspiracy theories. One writer attributes this to attempts by liberals to deflect blame away from Oswald's communist

  • 2

    World War II Siege of Leningrad

    10 months ago

    During World War II Nazi Forces laid siege to the Russian city of Leningrad for 872 days. The city never surrendered but 3/4 of a million inhabitants died of starvation and disease as a result.

  • 1

    Hawaii Tropical Garden Nature Preserve

    11 months ago

    Flowers bring beauty to the world . Tropical rain forests have many beautiful flowers and the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden near Hilo has an abundance of tropical flowers and plants from around

  • 0

    Since the Fourteenth Century Tax Cuts Have Been Shown to Stimulate the Economy

    11 months ago

    Six hundred years ago the Arab philosopher, Ibn Khaldun pointed out that low tax rates lead to both prosperity for the nation and large tax revenues for the government - policy that still works today

  • 3

    A Stay at the Desert Rose Resort in Las Vegas

    12 months ago

    The Desert Rose Resort in Las Vegas is a family friendly place to stay while in Las Vegas. Located a block and a half from the Strip it is a welcome retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city.

  • 4

    Visiting the Ruins of Ancient Carthage

    10 months ago

    Carthage, located in the North African nation of Tunisia, was a famous city and major power in the ancient world. Destroyed once by Romans and gain by Arabs it is now a peaceful suburb of Tunis.

  • 3

    The Story Behind the Candle in the Window of Canandaigua’s Garlock House

    12 months ago

    For over 80 years a candle has glowed in the window of the Garlock House at 211 N. Main St. in Canandaigua, NY. Supposedly in memory of a son killed in World War I, the son's name has been a mystery

  • 7

    The Stories of the Five Popes Who Abdicated Prior to Benedict XVI

    16 months ago

    While Pope Benedict XVI surprised the world with his February 11, 2013 announcement that he intended to abdicate, 5 Popes had previously resigned under varying circumstances.

  • 0

    President Obama Closes White House to School Children's Tours

    16 months ago

    President Obama stopped White House tours by school groups and tourists to save money as a result of the sequester. However, there is much more that could be cut from the bloated White House budget.

  • 4

    Hiking Finger Rock Trail following a blizzard

    17 months ago

    Snow is rare in Tucson Arizona but when it snows it turns the surrounding mountains into a winter wonderland. Photos and account of hike along Finger Rock Trail following a rare Tucson snow storm.

  • 1

    War Hero Leonid Golikov

    17 months ago

    Leonid Golikov (АЕНЯ ГOАИКOB) 16 year old Russian partisan in World War II. Killed 78 German soldiers in his 10 months of combat. Attacked and captured documents from General Wirtz. Died in combat

  • 4

    My Car Breaks Down on the Highway

    13 months ago

    While car problems on the road are not a pleasant experience, modern technology has made the process of getting help faster and safer.

  • 16

    Coral Pink Sand Dunes Park - A Desert Experience in Utah

    20 months ago

    The beautiful pinkish sand in Utah's Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park is not only a scenic site but also an opportunity to experience Sahara like shifting sand dunes in the American Southwest.

  • 5

    Video Exploring Arizona's Peppersauce Cave in the Coronado National Forest

    22 months ago

    Peppersauce Cave in southern Arizona is relatively well known cave but, lacking any type of facilities it is not a tourist attraction. Instead it is situated a wilderness area on the north side of Mt. Lemon in the...

  • 9

    Peruvian Apple Cactus and Its Night Blooming Flowers

    17 months ago

    Arriving at work shortly after sunrise on a recent spring morning my wife noticed a beautiful white flower on one of the cacti in the gardens on the grounds where she works. Unlike many other species of cacti, such as...

  • 10

    George Washington's Faith in God and the American People

    5 months ago

    George Washington's 1783 speech to Congress resigning his command of the Continental Army both set the example for civilian control of the military as well as demonstrating his faith in God and the American people.

  • 1

    Valentines Day is Statehood Day in Arizona

    7 weeks ago

    Arizona, the last of the contiguous 48 states to be admitted to the Union, has the distinction of celebrating it statehood with Valentines Day as it was admitted to the Union on Valentines Day 1912

  • 8

    What is the best airport for international layovers?

    2 years ago

    Hubber GinnyLee has posted the question What is the best airport for international layovers? While I have had the opportunity to pass through and spend time in many airports in North America and Europe, I would have...

  • 9

    Ironwood Forest National Monument

    2 years ago

    Northwest of Tucson, Arizona and nestled within the Federal public lands west of the suburban town of Marana, Arizona lies the Ironwood Forest National Monument. Created on June 9, 2000 by a Presidential Proclamation...

  • 2

    Video Sailing Through the Miraflores Locks on the Panama Canal

    3 months ago

    The construction of the Panama Canal and its system of locks designed to help carry ships over the mountains between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans is one of the world's great engineering marvels. Three sets of locks...

  • 8

    Are Twelve Days of Christmas Lyrics A Secret Code?

    7 months ago

    Do a search on the words "Twelve Days of Christmas" and you will find numerous references to a theory that the song originated as a secret code for persecuted Catholics in Elizabethan England. Read about the...

  • 7

    TheLast American Soldier Killed in World War I

    3 months ago

    War is about killing and dying. Many soldiers die in wars and the pain to their friends and family is great. But even worse is a soldier who is killed by a bullet fired 60 seconds before the war end

  • 11

    Calling a Plumber to Fix a Broken Pipe in the Bathroom

    2 years ago

    When water pipes behind walls spring a leak it is important to call a plumber immediately. Left unfixed, leaking pipes can do serious damage to a building.

  • 10

    Views of Monuments and Parks in Veliky Novgorod, Russia

    2 years ago

    Views of some of the monuments and parks in Veliky Novgorod, Russia.

  • 2

    War Memorials in Veliky Novgorod

    2 years ago

    Thursday August 11, 2011 Veliky Novgorod, Russia Northwestern Russia, where Veliky Novgorod is located, was hit hard during World War II or, as the Russians call it, the Great Patriotic War. But the Russians...

  • 22

    A Cruise on the MSC Cruise Ship Splendida

    3 years ago

    June 7, 2011 Last fall, November 2010, my wife and I took a seven day Mediterranean cruise aboard the Italian MSC Lines cruise ship Splendida. Previously we had taken an Alaskan cruise and a Caribbean cruise on ships...

  • 15

    Stone Soup - A Classic Children’s Story Enjoyed by Children and Adults

    3 years ago

    A review of Marcia Brown's 1947 children's classic book Stone Soup.

  • 6

    Frank Luke Jr World War I Balloon Busting Ace

    3 years ago

    Frank Luke Jr an American World War I Fighter Ace and Medal of Honor winner known as the Arizona Balloon Buster

  • 24

    An Intelligent Toilet

    3 years ago

    Toto Intelligent Toilet automatically analyzes a persons urine during normal urination. Data saved and can be tracked and analyzed using Kenko Kanri Kun health management software on home PC.

  • 175

    Why Tattoos and Body Art are Not Acceptable for Job Interviews

    2 weeks ago

    First impressions are important. Failure to make a good first impression at a job interview will prevent your being hired. Visible tattoos and piercings do not make for a good impression at a job interview.

  • 26

    A Reply to a Plagiarism Accusation

    3 years ago

    Why in the WORLD would you plagiarize someone else's work?!?!?! Your root beer article thingy has the exact same wording as professor fankhauser's, and you didn't list him as a source!!! that's totally...

  • 17

    Waking Up to Snow in Tucson Arizona

    3 years ago

    March 19, 2011 Like other America's other sunbelt states, Arizona is the destination for thousands of visitors from America's northern states and Canada every year during the winter months. First and foremost are our...

  • 45

    Origins of Chocolate Easter Eggs

    16 months ago

    Eggs have long been a part of the celebration of Easter. However, chocolate Easter eggs have only been around for about 200 years. Learn how chocolate eggs came into being and how they made their way into Easter...

  • 41

    A Good Breakfast Before Going To Work

    3 years ago

    February 19, 2011 My Mother was always a big believer in starting the day with a good breakfast. As a result, the habit of starting the day with a good breakfast has been a life long habit with me. For me,...

  • 7

    Simple Budget Planning for an Individual or Household

    3 years ago

    January 23, 2011 A budget is nothing more than a plan for spending money. Budgets can be used to identify all of the costs of a multi-part project - such as a vacation, a wedding, home remodeling, etc. - will cost so...

  • 20

    In The Twelve Days of Christmas Carol Is the Bird a Calling Bird or Collie Bird?

    3 years ago

    December 26, 2010 New Hubber, Mary Jane Danley, saw my Hub On the First Day of Christmas and sent me a request asking if the gift on the Fourth Day of Christmas was originally four colley (or collie) birds or four...

  • 12

    Producing Your Own Custom Christmas Cards is So Easy That Even the Family Chihuahua Can Do It.

    7 months ago

    A humorous account about how technology is driving down costs, increasing demand and changing how work is done. Skilled workers benefit from more job opportunities while unskilled lose jobs.

  • 14

    How to Realize Your Dream of Becoming A Commercial Pilot

    3 years ago

    December 12, 2010 This Hub is in answer to a request from fellow Hubber Nguyen Thuy Trang who wrote: I really wanna be a commercial pilot but..unfortunately my height is just 1m52cm...Can I have any chance to be a...

  • 18

    Why is Veterans Day Always Observed on November Eleventh?

    3 years ago

    While Veterans Day can fall on any day of the week the date the holiday is observed is always November 11th. The date of November eleventh is significant because the Veterans day holiday was originally celebrated to...

  • 19

    How much does it cost per day to travel in Russia?

    11 months ago

    Russia, once distant and mostly off limits during the Cold War, is a beautiful and friendly country to visit. Here are some ideas to help you plan a trip to Russia.

  • 293

    Reflecting on My Success with HubPages

    2 years ago

    November 9, 2010 (updated Jan 16, 2011) As one of the long time writers on HubPages I have recently had the honor of being interviewed by the HubPages marketing team as well as by a couple of outside publications...

  • 4

    San Jose de Gracia Church in Las Trampas NM

    22 months ago

    Situated between Santa Fe and Taos along New Mexico's scenic High Road is the little village of Las Tampas founded by 12 Spanish settlers under the leadership of Juan de Arguello in 1751. While here, travelers can...

  • 2

    El Tiradito Tucson's Shrine to a Murdered Sinner

    2 years ago

    September 20, 2010 On South Main Avenue, a few hundred feet south of Cushing Street in Tucson, Arizona, there sits an odd little park known as El Tiradito. El Tiradito roughly translates into English as the...

  • 6

    A Visit to Kit Carson’s home in Taos New Mexico

    7 weeks ago

    A trapper, explorer and Army Scout, Kit Carson played a prominent role in opening up the American West. He was also a family man who settled an built a home in Taos, New Mexico. Home is now a museum

  • 5

    David Yetman Hiking Trail in Tucson Mountains

    3 years ago

    Tucson, Arizona is a great place to live if you like the great outdoors.   The city is situated in a valley surrounded by mountain ranges on all four sides - the Santa Catalina and Tortolita mountains to the,...

  • 12

    Historic Cook Church in Sacaton Arizona

    3 years ago

    It was my Father who instilled in me a love of history.  However, for him history was not an exercise in memorizing dates, names and places, but rather the story behind the dates, names and places. Told or written...

  • 10

    White Dove of the Desert - Tucson's Mission San Xavier del Bac

    2 months ago

    Located in the southwest corner of Tucson, AZ, the Mission San Xavier del Bac is an 18th Century Mission Church that continues to function as a house of worship and focal point of a mission that was founded by the...

  • 12

    A Cheese Cookie Recipe

    3 years ago

    September 14, 2010 A visitor to my Hub Cookie Cutter Cookies left the following comment on that Hub: But WHERE is the cheese cookie recipe? I lost my recipe that was in the newspaper, and went to this website but only...

  • 18

    A Portable Auto Tire Inflator

    2 years ago

    Tires are a critical part of our automobiles. Take away the tires and the car is immobilized. Like other components that make up a car or truck, tires require regular maintenance in the form of maintaining proper air...

  • 8

    Combating Deflation - Option I The Keynesian Prescription

    16 months ago

    Deflation is an economic condition associated with falling prices. Keynesian economic theory tries to combat this by stimulating aggregate demand with increased government spending.

  • 7

    Hiking to the Green Sand Beach Mahana Bay on the Island of Hawaii

    3 years ago

    August 27, 2010 Arriving on the Big Island of Hawaii for a vacation we heard about many of its unique natural wonders including black sand, green sand and white sand beaches. Finding these beaches turned out to be a...

  • 16

    A Soldier's Account of the End of World War II in the Pacific

    7 months ago

    On August 14, 1945 North Americans received the news that Japan had surrendered and World War II in the Pacific was over (the date was August 15, 1945 in Asia and Australia & New Zealand). That day was declared V-J...

  • 20

    Russian Spies in the Film SALT and in Contemporary America

    23 months ago

    SALT a spy thriller about old line Soviet sleeper agents being activated in modern day America. Weeks prior to the movie's release the FBI busted expelled some comical modern day Russian sleeper agents giving a nice...

  • 19

    A Gift for Grandma on Mother's Day

    2 months ago

    Pets are increasingly coming to be considered a part of the family. When children grow up and leave the parents with an empty nest, a dog or cat is often purchased to help refill the nest.

  • 32

    The Tea Party Movement and Americans' Historic Belief in Small Government and Freedom

    7 months ago

    The American people, through the Constitution they drafted, have always cherished their freedom and have viewed an expanding Federal Government as a threat to that Freedom. The Tea Party Movement is

  • 10

    A Visit to The Historic Fort in Downtown Tucson

    16 months ago

    Presidio Real de San Agustín de Tucsón is the original Spanish name for the fort they built at what is now the City of Tucson, Arizona. The northeast section of this fort in Downtown Tucson has been...

  • 26

    Ideas for Finding Inexpensive or Free Help For Your Invention

    18 months ago

    Inventing something new is only the first step for inventors seeking a financial reward for their invention. The next step is to patent your invention followed by deciding how to market and sell the product you have...

  • 29

    Google's 2010 April Fools Day Prank

    3 months ago

    For a number of years Google has had an April Fools Prank on its main search page. In 2010 Google announced that it had changed its name to Topeka. Here is the story behind this plus other past pran

  • 13

    A Re-Enactment of the Civil War Battle of Glorieta Pass

    3 years ago

    March 17, 2010 While the most of the battles, including the major battles, of the American Civil War were fought in the eastern part of the nation, the West played a role as well. By the time of the Civil War the...

  • 10

    A Visit to the Arizona Military Museum

    3 years ago

    March 12, 2010 I first heard about the Arizona Military Museum a couple of years ago shortly after I had published my Hub on Mathew Juan, who was the first Arizonan and eighth Native American killed in combat during...

  • 2

    Matthew Thornton - Second Last Signer of the Declaration of Independence

    2 years ago

    Sent by his home state of New Hampshire as a delegate to the Second Continental Congress in September 1776, the Irish born Matthew Thornton arrived in time to be the second last signer of the Declaration of Independence.

  • 7

    George Read - Voted Against Independence then Signed Declaration of Independence

    2 years ago

    After first voting against resolution to declare independence, Delaware delegate George Read later signed Declaration of Independence after other two members of Delaware's delegation to Second Continental Congress voted...

  • 3

    George Taylor Irish Born Signer of the Declaration of Independence

    2 years ago

    A classic American success story. Arriving as a penniless Irish immigrant, George Taylor worked hard, married the boss's daughter and was elected to the Second Continental Congress where he signed the Declaration of...

  • 11

    Arizona's Great World War II Prisoner of War Escape

    2 years ago

    Movies like the 1983 Movie The Great Escape, portray Allied POWs escaping from Nazi POW Camps. But German POWs in a U.S. POW camp in Phoenix, Arizona also dug a tunnel and temporarily escaped their camp and attempted...

  • 7

    James Smith Irish Immigrant and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

    2 years ago

    During the American Revolution many men and women answered the call to duty. Many, such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Hancock, etc. became famous. Others, like James Smith, a signer of the Declaration of...

  • 13

    Navajo Code Talkers in World War II

    2 years ago

    The 2002 movie, Windtalkers, staring Nicholas Cage, is a story about Navajo Indians serving in the Marine Corps in the Pacific theater during World War II. These members of the Navajo Nation made a unique...

  • 17

    World War I Choctaw Code Talkers

    10 months ago

    Many have heard of the Marine's use of Navajo code talkers in the Pacific Theater in World War II. Less known is the role played by Choctaw code talkers used by the U.S. Army in France during World War I.

  • 15

    Tragic Life of Thomas Lynch Jr an Irish Signer of Declaration of Independence

    2 years ago

    A third generation Irish-American, Thomas Lynch and his father, Thomas Sr. were the only father & son to serve together in the Second Continental Congress. Ill health forced Thomas Jr. to leave the Army. He was...

  • 14

    The Rising of the Moon - A Review of a Novel About Irish Americans and Canada

    19 months ago

    A review of a novel about the ill fated 1867 invasion of Canada by the Irish Fenian Brotherhood.

  • 17

    Thomas McKean Irish Born Colonial Patriot and of Declaration of Independence

    2 years ago

    A very busy man, Irish born Thomas McKean served in the 1st and 2nd Continental Congress, fought in the Army, signed the Declaration of Independence and was the Presiding Officer (in effect President) of Congress when...

  • 6

    The Life of St David, Patron Saint of Wales

    2 years ago

    St. David, known as St. Dewi in Welsh, the patron saint of Wales, was born in the later half of the fifth century sometime between 462 and 487 A.D. depending upon the source used. Most accounts claim he lived a long...

  • 8

    Why St David is the Only Welsh Saint in the Roman Catholic Church's General Calendar of Saints

    2 years ago

    The Saints of Post Roman Britain page of the David Nash Ford's Early British Kingdoms website lists 53 Welsh saints and this probably doesn't include all of them. Numerous towns and ancient churches scattered...

  • 20

    How to Find a Job in Ireland When You Don't Live There

    2 years ago

    Before leaving a job and moving to a new place it is a good idea to line up a job in the new location first. This is especially true if you are moving to a different country. Here are some ideas for finding work from...

  • 8

    Charlie Wilson's War - Movie Review

    5 months ago

    Review of movie "Charlie Wilson's War" in which a Democratic Congressman from Texas secretly works with the Reagan Administration to provide secret U.S. support for Afgan rebels fighting against Soviet...

  • 15

    Finding an old Mao Zedong Clock at a Flea Market

    6 months ago

    Viewing some old spring operated, Mao Zedong clocks at a flea market turned into a teachable moment as I showed my son what clocks used to look like and what China endured under Mao's dictatorship.

  • 26

    Accepting a Challenge to Write 30 Hubs in 30 Days

    7 months ago

    Challenging a fellow Hubber to join you in writing 30 Hubs in 30 days is a great way to boost your HubPages production and your income.

  • 14

    Problems Arise as First Day of Chinese New Year Festival Celebrations Conflict With Valentines Day

    6 months ago

    Globalization and modern communications are bringing the world closer together and causing more customs and traditions to be shared. But sometimes a popular new holiday from abroad conflicts with an existing holiday as...

  • 23

    Dining on Iguana for Lunch

    2 years ago

    One of the joys of foreign travel is new experiences. These can sometimes involve eating strange foods such as being served a plate of stewed iguana at a little restaurant in the village of Coxen Hole, Honduras called...

  • 20

    Honoring Dogs During Chinese New Year Festival

    17 months ago

    Dogs have long been helpers and pets for people everywhere. The Chinese recognize this by celebrating Day 2 of the Chinese New Year celebration as the birthday of dogs. Here is one dog's celebration

  • 44

    Which Travel Destinations from the US are Less Expensive - Europe or Asia

    2 years ago

    February 3, 2010 It is difficult to answer the question Which travel destinations are cheaper from the U.S., is it Asia or Europe? because there are a number of factors involved. The first is how are you going to...

  • 21

    Should You Get U.S. Citizenship if You Marry an American Citizen?

    22 months ago

    People face many decisions when marrying. Those marrying someone from another country face additional decisions as to citizenship. Here are some citizenship issues non-American spouses face when marrying an American...

  • 10

    To Hell and Back on a Bus

    15 months ago

    When visiting the British Caribbean island of Grand Cayman one must see spot is the town of Hell located 12.6 km from the island's capital, Georgetown. It takes about 20 minutes by bus to get to Hell

  • 18

    Senator Harry Reid's Christmas Gift Giving With Our Money

    7 months ago

    December 26, 2009 The big news in the past couple of days has been the Senate's now famous Christmas Eve vote to push forward the President's and Congressional Leadership's avowed ambition to impose European style...

  • 21

    Mandatory Auto Insurance is Not the Same as Obama Care Mandatory Medical Insurance

    2 years ago

    The individual mandate in the ObamaCare law is not the same as state mandatory auto insurance laws. Mandatory auto insurance is intended to protect victims of auto accidents - not the insured - while the individual...

  • 23

    Driving Through a Dust Storm

    3 years ago

    For most people dust is something to clean up with a vacum cleaner or dust rag. However, in dry desert areas with limited vegetation to hold the sandy soil in place, sand and dust are easily picked up and blown about...

  • 22

    Sea Travel - Luxury on the High Seas

    3 years ago

    Cruising is a major segment of the tourism industry and a popular way to vacation. Unlike other means of transportation, where the vehicle is simply a means to get to one's destination, on a cruise, the ship is the...

  • 7

    Captain James I Waddell - The Man Who Fought the Civil War in Alaska

    4 years ago

    According to the history books, the American Civil was a war between the Northern States and the Southern States with most of the states involved and most of the fighting taking place in the eastern half of what is now...

  • 10

    Sawyer Glacier in Tracy Arm Fjord Alaska

    3 years ago

    November 2009 One of the many highlights of an Alaskan Cruise is coming face to face with a glacier. The Tracy/Endicott Arm Fjord is one of the many spectacular Fjords dotting the Alaskan coastline. Fjords are...

  • 5

    Oxford University World War I Poetry Digital Archive - A Site Worth Visiting

    3 years ago

    November 14, 2009 Horrible as it was, World War I inspired a generation of writers and poets. While they probably would have ultimately been drafted into the war as a result of Great Britain eventually having to...

  • 2

    A Visit to the World War I Battlefield of Verdun

    2 years ago

    The area around the ancient city of Verdun, France was the site of major battles during World War I. Having had a great-Uncle who had spent time at Verdun during World War I and who had fought in other battles in that...

  • 12

    Casa Loma - A Castle in Toronto Canada

    4 years ago

    Located on a hill at 1 Austin Terrace overlooking the city of Toronto, Ontario Canada, Casa Loma (Spanish for House on a Hill) is a Gothic style castle with a grand view of the surrounding city. Despite its medieval...

  • 6

    Celebrating Christmas in Distant Jungles During World War II

    2 years ago

    While a great number of fascinating Hubs have been written about this week's HubMob topic of Christmas, the three about Christmas in the Philippines - Merry Christmas from the Philippines by maudine_05 How We...

  • 11

    Air National Guard Offers Opportunities as Part Time Fighter Pilots

    22 months ago

    The National Guard offers men and women the opportunity to train and help defend their country while also having and home and civilian job. For some, the Air National Guard offers the opportunity to fly military...

  • 7

    Dining In An Antique Railroad Car in Willcox Arizona - A Restaurant Review

    4 years ago

    Situated along Interstate-10 in Arizona just east of the New Mexico border and laying about halfway between Phoenix, Arizona and El Paso, Texas is the city of Willcox. Originally founded in 1880 as a minor stop for...

  • 103

    Can True Love Still be Found in Today's World?

    3 years ago

    From ancient times to the present true love, or the bonding of two people in a life long union, has always existed and, for most, has always been the sought for ideal. Unfortunately, a number of people down through the...

  • 9

    How Pumpkins Became a Part of Halloween

    9 months ago

    Halloween without Jack-O-Lanterns is unthinkable. But how did the custom of turning a pumpkin into a Jack O' Lantern by carving a face on it originate? This is a custom that has its roots in an ancient folktale about a...

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    An El Día de los Muertos Celebration in La Mesilla New Mexico

    8 months ago

    Traveling though Las Cruces New Mexico on our way to Santa Fe late one Autumn we accidentally found ourselves in the plaza of the quaint old village of La Mesilla. The plaza was packed with people as the town was...

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    Investing by Buying Stocks on a Margin

    17 months ago

    Buying stock on a margin involves borrowing in order to invest a greater amount. If the stock increases you make more money - if it goes down the broker sells and you lose money.

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    How To Upload Photos to Your Hubs

    3 months ago

    Adding photos to your published writings on the web helps to attract more traffic. HubPages is one of the best sites for writing and earning money for your work. Here is how to add pictures to your

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    A Bobcat in the Neighborhood

    3 years ago

    With some older central cities being the exception, our modern cities with single family homes sitting on large lots and surrounded by wide swaths of green space or vacant land provide good habitat for animals as well...

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    Thanksgiving Through the Years in America

    7 months ago

    The Pilgrims were not the first to celebrate Thanksgiving in America and this holiday's traditions have continued to evolve since the Pilgrims.

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    A Haunted Tour of Tucson Arizona

    2 years ago

    Ghosts, goblins and other spirits have always been a part of the Halloween tradition since the time the ancient Celts in Ireland started the Halloween tradition with the belief that Halloween was an evening on which the...

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    What Makes Komodo Dragons Deadly? Is It True Komodo Dragons Can Develop From Unfertilized Egg Cells?

    4 years ago

    September 27, 2009 While Komodo Dragons have been around for millions of years, they have been little known beyond the few remote islands in the Indonesian Archipelago where they exist. It wasn't until 1910 that their...

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    Health Savings Accounts - A Solution to the Health Care Crisis

    9 months ago

    Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are special savings accounts, usually in banks or credit unions, that are created in combination with a high deductible health insurance plan. Like traditional IRA (Individual Retirement...

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    Komodo Dragons - Giant Lizards of Indonesia

    15 months ago

    Komodo Dragons are not real dragons but are giant lizards that look like dragons. Komodo Dragons are found today on the Indonesian island of Komodo and some nearby islands.

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    A Statue of Communist Dictator Vladimir Lenin Saved From Scrap Heap by an American Capitalist

    4 years ago

    Over a decade or so ago, not long after the fall of communism in the former Soviet Union, I heard a comment on the radio while driving home from work, about a statute of the former Soviet dictator, Vladimir Lenin, being...

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    7 Years and Counting - My Experience on HubPages

    3 months ago

    HubPages is one of the premier sites for information and the opportunity to earn money with one's writing. I had the good fortune to discover and join HubPages within months of its birth and the ex

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    Role of Annuities in Retirement Income Planning

    16 months ago

    Annuities can definitely play a role in one's retirement income planning. However, before falling for the allure of a guaranteed fixed income for life, consider the fact that inflation will drastically reduce the...

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    Defined Benefit vs Defined Contribution Pension Plans

    16 months ago

    Defined benefit and defined contribution are the 2 main types of employer sponsored pension plans. Risks and advantages differ for each. Learn here how each works and what to expect from your plan.

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    Using Annuities to Guaranty Retirement Income for Life

    16 months ago

    Annuities are a way a retired person can arrange to have a guaranteed fixed income for life. Buying an annuity is a way for a retiree to make sure they do not outlive their savings during retirement.

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    Harry Patch Last Combat Veteran of World War I Dies

    8 months ago

    A British soldier, Harry Patch, the last living combat veteran of World War I dies 91 years after that war's end. Following the horrors of living and fighting in the trenches he went on to outlive

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    The Roman Catholic Tradition of Eating Fish on Fridays

    13 months ago

    Roman Catholics have a long tradition of eating fish on Fridays. The Friday Fish Fry is is still common, especially during Lent, at many Catholic churches and other organizations and restaurants in areas with large...

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    A Sidewinder on the Patio

    2 years ago

    Living in the Arizona desert, one has to accept the fact that they share their environment with wild creatures like bobcats, coyotes and snakes. However, it can be unnerving to find a sidewinder sunning itself on the...

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    Death of Henry Allingham - Veteran of World War I and Original Member of Britain's RAF

    4 years ago

    July 19, 2009 With the death of Henry William Allingham in the early morning hours of July 18, 2009 the number of known surviving veterans of World War I, or the Great War as it is known outside the U.S., has dwindled...

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    Learning to Love Contact Lenses

    3 years ago

    Being fortunate to have been born with near perfect eyesight, glasses were never something that I had to worry about. Other than sun glasses which, like many other people, I wore more for appearance than necessity, I...

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    Using Your Network to Help Find a Job

    16 months ago

    Looking for a job should not be a solitary pursuit. While the job seeker alone should complete applications, drop off resumes and attend interviews alone, they should also seek information and referrals from...

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    When Donald Duck, Bugs Bunny and Other Cartoon Characters Went to War

    3 years ago

    Unlike the wars in Iraq and Afghanastan or the Vietnam or even the Korean War, World War II was an all out war in which the entire nation was mobilized and participated in one way or another. In addition to the 16.1...

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    Trail Dust Town - A Movie Set That Became a Theme Park

    2 years ago

    Thanks to late nineteenth century books, magazines and newspapers along with twentieth century movies and television, the image of the Wild West has become deeply imbeded in the minds of Americans. The Wild West image...

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    The Job of Getting a Job

    16 months ago

    In this economy, employers won't come looking for you. Instead, you have to invest time and energy contacting employers and convincing them that they need you and your talents.

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    The American Revolution - A World War

    2 years ago

    It is common knowledge that France was America's ally during the American Revolution. What is not so well known is the fact that Spain secretly funded both the French forces and American forces fighting against Britain...

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    The Island of Hawaii and Its Six Volcanoes

    2 years ago

    Volcanoes, like their close cousins earthquakes, are responsible for both massive destruction as well as for the creation of many of the beautiful landscapes on our earth. The Earth as we know it today was created eons...

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    Hawaii and Tsunamis

    2 years ago

    I first encountered the term tsunami as a teenager while reading James A. Michener's epic novel, Hawaii. In one part of that book he describes an off shore earthquake in a remote area of the Pacific which led to the...

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    A Sunday Afternoon Tea Party and Fashion Show

    2 years ago

    Mention tea parties in the United States and two things come to mind, one being a social activity in which generally wealthy, older women get together and socialize over tea and cookies or other light snacks and the...

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    World Digital Library

    5 years ago

    Down through the ages Libraries and museums have existed to preserve and make available in one place the writings and art from our past. One of the major advantages humans have over other creatures on this earth is our...

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    Jawaharlal Nehru - India's First Prime Minister

    3 years ago

    May 6, 2009 (updated 12/37/2010) Jawaharlal Nehru was not only the first Prime Minister of India, but in that capacity, was also a major world figure during the mid-twentieth century. Like many national leaders...

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    Men's Shaving Choices - Straight Razor, Safety Razor or Electric Razor

    2 years ago

    Throughout the ages men have had the choice of cultivating or removing facial hair. Like women's hair styles, the wearing of beards, moustaches and sideburns varies from age to age with some periods in which clean...

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    Anna Marie Jarvis - The Woman Who Honored Her Mother By Creating Mothers Day

    14 months ago

    Wanting to honor her exceptional mother, Anna Marie Jarvis set about lobbying to create Mothers Day to honor all mothers.

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    The Indescribable Beauty of New Mexico's White Sands National Monument

    20 months ago

    Just west of Alamogordo, New Mexico on the north side of US Highway 70 lies White Sands National Monument. The term national monument is a U.S. Department of the Interior term that refers to an area of historic, natural...

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    Tax Protests and Tea Parties - An American Tradition

    16 months ago

    America has a long tradition of small government and low taxes. The Tea Party movement & tax protests reflect Americans' desire for freedom and a return to our founding traditions.

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    Rockets Galore at New Mexico Museum of Space History

    5 years ago

    Just east of the White Sands National Monument and White Sands Missile Range sits the city of Alamogordo. Perched on a hill overlooking the city is the New Mexico Museum of Space History. Given that southern New...

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    Papaya for Breakfast

    3 years ago

    Fruits are not only good for your diet and health but they are also tasty and easy to serve. One of the benefits of modern transportation is the ease with which fresh produce can be transported from farm to store...

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    Oldest House in America - Santa Fe's Casa Vieja de Analco

    10 months ago

    La Casa Vieja de Analco in Santa Fe, New Mexico is a structure originally constructed by Pueblo Indians a century or more before Columbus arrived in the New World. Used almost continuously for over six hundred years,...

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    Pros and Cons of Home Ownership as an Investment

    3 years ago

    In America today the vast majority of the population own their own home. Throughout history people have always had a desire to possess a piece of land which they can call their own. Part of the lure America has had...

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    Fray Marcos de Niza and His Monument

    2 years ago

    Driving south on Duquesne Rd in the Santa Cruz County sector of the Coronado National Forest in Southern Arizona one comes upon a broad, grassy plain which looks more like it belongs in the grasslands of the Great...

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    How to Make an Omelet with an Ostrich Egg

    6 months ago

    A visit to an ostrich ranch where we purchased an ostrich egg and how we made an omelet with it.

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    What is Your Wife's Phone Number?

    3 years ago

    Until recently the question what is your wife's (or husband's) phone number would not have made much sense for most people as, before cell phones, the average residence had a single phone line with a single phone number...

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    Spring in the Arizona Desert - Cacti in Bloom

    5 months ago

    The Sonoran Desert in Southern Arizona, while dry, is anything but a barren wasteland. Many plants have adapted to its arid environment. In the spring these cacti and other plants burst into bloom.

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    Springtime in the Arizona Desert

    3 years ago

    I can remember, as a child growing up in upstate New York, looking for the early signs of spring. Things like tulips and daffodils beginning to poke their way through the new earth where the snow had begun to melt away...

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    Eggs and Easter Down Through the Ages

    16 months ago

    Like the Easter Rabbit, the egg was originally a pagan symbol of new birth and the coming of spring that was absorbed into our Christian Easter traditions. However, two legends concerning Mary Magdalene and the...

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    Dancing With the Stars Chuck Wicks and Julianne Hough - Season 8 Hot Pair

    2 months ago

    For media personalities, name recognition is everything. Currently a great way to promote your name is to be a dance contestant on the hit TV show, Dancing With the Stars, which is seen by millions

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    Scot-Irish - The Other Irish

    5 months ago

    While Ireland is a predominantly Catholic nation there is also a sizable Protestant minority whose traditions go back hundreds of years. Large numbers of both groups emigrated to the United States with those of...

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    St Patrick's Day in Tucson Arizona

    16 months ago

    Despite the fact that Tucson Arizona is in the old Spanish Southwest, its roots are Irish as the fort that became Tucson was constructed under order of the Irish born Spanish Commander Hugo O'Conor

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    The Evolving Traditions of St. Patrick's Day

    16 months ago

    Green Beer along with corn beef and cabbage are traditional St. Patrick's Day favorites. Learn how these come to be associated with a day celebrating the life of a saint.

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    How Teachers Can Automate their Grade Book Using a Google Docs Spreadsheet

    3 years ago

    Teachers can use the spreadsheet function in the free Google Documents service to easily create a grade book in the Cloud that is accessible anywhere at anytime. No more having to remember to carry your paper grade...

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    Simple Ways to Painlessly Reduce Debt and Increase Savings

    9 months ago

    Taking small but consistent steps to cut expenses and increase savings are more effective than waiting for a big raise or other financial windfall. Better money management requires a change in habit

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    How to File Income Taxes on the Part Time Income Earned on Hubpages and other Internet Marketing Sites

    3 months ago

    If you are regularly making money from HubPages or other online activities you are considered to be a small business owner and required to pay taxes on this income. Here is how to keep your business

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    How to Maintain a Positive Attitude After Losing Your Job

    16 months ago

    This Hub has been written in response to a fellow Hubber's question asking How does someone maintain a positive attitude after losing their job? Having been in this position in a previous recession, I can emphasize...

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    Economic Consequences of Divorce

    5 years ago

    Since the beginning of time marriage has been a mixture of both love and economics with almost as many people down through the ages marrying for money as for love.  I remember reading somewhere a reference...

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    St Nicholas - Patron Saint of Many

    2 years ago

    As December approaches each year, the name St. Nicholas is encountered with increasing frequency. This is understandable given the Saint's close association with Christmas which falls in December. The Feast of St....

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    An Air Force Base Remembers its Veteran Pilots and Their Aircraft

    8 months ago

    Sitting peacefully in the desert at the entrance to Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson, AZ is park memorializing veteran pilots with descriptive plaques and the combat airplanes they flew in war.

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    Credit Union Day - An October Holiday Celebrating Thrift

    9 months ago

    Credit Unions trace their origins to the co-op movement of the late 19th century when the developing middle class was seeking ways by which they could both save money and have borrowing power as well.

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    An Afternoon Visit to the Crop Circle Winery

    16 months ago

    Small wineries are popping up all around the United States. Arizona's Cochise County, with its abundant sunshine and modern irrigation systems, is fast becoming a major producer of quality wines.

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    Blame Washington - Not Wall Street for the Current Financial Crisis

    7 months ago

    The collapse of many financial institutions and the implications of this for the economy is the major economic concern in the United States and around the world as we head into the last quarter of 2008. The immediate...

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    A Visit to the Punaluu Bake Shop - Southernmost Bakery in the USA

    4 years ago

    Traveling along State Highway 11 around the southern tip of the island of Hawaii, the Big Island in the island chain that makes up the State of Hawaii, one encounters spectacular scenery but few towns. One of the towns...

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    What is Inflation, How is it Calculated and How Does it Affect a Nation's Economy?

    2 years ago

    The term inflation refers to an increase in the amount of money in circulation without a corresponding increase in the amount of goods and services available to purchase with that money. Inflation always results when...

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    Deep-Fried Rattlesnake Steaks

    17 months ago

    A recipe for cooking a rattlesnake. Rattlesnake tastes somewhat like chicken and can also be purchased in some specialty restaurants if you don't wish to catch and cook your own.

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    A Deadly Duel and the Headless Ghost Left Behind

    7 months ago

    A story about the headless ghost that haunts the 18th century Old Fort Niagara in western New York. Two young officers in a remote outpost, one beautiful young maiden and alcohol leads to tragedy.

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    Town of Marana's 4th of July Fireworks Celebration

    6 years ago

    Parks, picnics, watermelon and fireworks are what come to mind when people think about celebrating the Fourth of July holiday. This year we celebrated this holiday as we usually do by relaxing in our air conditioned...

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    Butterfly Day June 19th

    3 years ago

    June 19th is Butterfly Day, a fact that I learned when I went to an online greeting card site to send a birthday card to a colleague and discovered cards for Butterfly Day. I did a few quick Google searches to learn...

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    Jesse Palmer and Jessica Bowlin – A Tale of Love Postponed

    2 months ago

    Jessica Bowlin was one of the twenty-five women that Canadian born football quarterback Jesse Palmer met and dated during his stint as the bachelor during thatseries fifth season in 2004. By the end of the series...

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    Mathew B. Juan – Native American Hero of World War I

    2 years ago

    The story of a World War I American Indian from Arizona who became he first Arizonan and first Native American to die in combat in WW I. Mystery still surrounds his reason for changing his name to Mathew B. Rivers when...

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    How to become an online class instructor for a university

    2 years ago

    Online instruction is a growing field. Here are some strategies for transitioning into this new and exciting area of education and training.

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    Bush Tax Cuts Benefit Everyone - Not Just the Wealthy

    3 months ago

    As the issue of the Fiscal Cliff looms large the debate is on over renewal of the Bush era tax cuts. There are many sound economic reasons for making these tax cuts permanent.

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    Accounting – The Language of Finance

    23 months ago

    There is an accountant's story that goes like this: Once there was a man who was the chief accountant for a major business in town. This man had a reputation for being the most knowledgeable accountant in the area and...

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    A Short History of the Can Opener

    5 years ago

    For almost a century and a half the can opener has been a staple gadget in kitchens throughout the world. The reason, of course, for possessing a can opener is the need to open cans containing food. The story of...

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    Problems with Taxing the Rich

    2 years ago

    March 11, 2008 Whenever the subject of government revenue shortfalls (i.e. deficits) comes up, politicians and their allies on the left immediately begin demanding that the needed funds be raised by increasing taxes...

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    Cranberries – History and Recipes

    2 years ago

    A brief history of this American berry along with cranberry bread recipes and links to other cranberry recipes.

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    For Profit vs Non-Profit Form of Business

    2 years ago

    Non-profit corporations differ from regular, for profit corporations, in that they are not owned by individuals and thus do not have owners to give the profits to. Instead, all earnings go toward growth and the...

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    Playing Cards, Inflation and the Loss of France's North American Empire

    2 years ago

    North America's first experience with inflation occurred in the eighteenth century. Rather than printing money the government simply declared playing cards to be money.

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    Edward O'Hare - the Name Behind Chicago's Famous Airport

    5 years ago

    Most travelers in the U.S. if they haven't visited Chicago have probably at least spent some time in Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Until recently O'Hare Airport held the title for being the busiest airport in...

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    Ooh - Tastes Like Chicken Soup! and other Practical Jokes

    15 months ago

    Like practically everyone else in the world, I enjoy hearing a good joke and, when I can remember, them, telling one as well. The problem is that most of the jokes I hear or remember are usually not only widely known...

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    Kilroy was Here

    4 years ago

    Propaganda is a useful tool in war as it is important to maintain the morale of both the troops in combat and those on the home front in order to keep them focused on working to win the war. Of equal importance is the...

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    Don't Forget to Include Health in Your Retirement Planning

    9 months ago

    Healthcare costs tend to increase with age and many retirees find that healthcare expenses are their biggest expenses in retirement. One way to try to avoid or minimize these costs is to start living a more healthy...

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    Showing Love for My Step Children

    2 years ago

    It is often said that the Lord works in mysterious ways and in allowing me to fulfill my desire to follow in the footsteps of my father, of which I am the first born of five, and have a large family of my own, the path...

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    I Surprise My Wife on Valentine's Day

    5 months ago

    Valentine's Day is for lovers. People meet fall in love and marry. But tight finances result in engagement & wedding rings waiting until later-here is a story of rings received 4 years after the we

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    Valentine's Day Customs from Around the World

    5 months ago

    Globalization and modern communication are bringing the world closer together. Part of this coming together is the celebrating of holidays world wide, which were once, like Valentine's Day, limited to specific nations...

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    We Three Kings of Orient Are – A Carol for Epiphany

    5 years ago

    As everyone knows, Christmas is both a religious and secular holiday and, while Christmas itself is officially celebrated on a single day - December 25th (or January 7 in churches and communities that still use the old...

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    Christmas in a War Zone - From a World War I Soldier's Diary

    7 months ago

    November 11, 1918, a date celebrated as Veterans Day, Armistice Day, Remembrance Day, etc., is considered today to be the date that World War I ended. People forget that what really happened that day was that the...

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    Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

    7 months ago

    December 12th is the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe a day when Mexicans celebrate the appearance, in 1531, of Mary the Mother of Jesus before a humble Indian worker named Juan Diego

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    Father Christmas and His Assistant Père Fouettard

    2 years ago

    When Pere Noel, as St. Nicholas is known as in France, visits France each Christmas he is often accompanied by a ruffian like character named Pere Fouettard. While Pere Noel rewards good little children with treats,...

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    Is It Good Or Bad To Tell Children That Santa Claus Is a Myth?

    8 months ago

    Is Santa Claus real? This is a question on every young child's mind and dilemma for many a parent. But why destroy the fun and magic of Christmas in the interest of total transparency?

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    Some Smoking War Tales

    7 weeks ago

    Cigarettes and war tend to go together as troops in combat find having a cigarette following a battle a way to calm their nerves. From WW I to Korea the U.S. issued cigarettes to troops in combat

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    The Candle in the Window

    2 years ago

    Sitting at the corner of Fort Hill and North Main Street in the small City of Canandaigua, New York is a stately old home with a candle glowing perpetually in its right front window. An electric candle has replaced the...

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    A Dia de los Muertos Celebration in Tucson

    5 years ago

    Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is an autumn religious holiday whose origins pre-date both the European arrival in the New World and Christianity. However, like other pre-Christian holidays such as...

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    Ghostly White Pumpkins

    2 years ago

    Ghosts and Jack O Lanterns are the most common Halloween symbols. This has led enterprising farmers to breed white pumpkins that allow people to create a Jack O' Lantern from a pumpkin that is a white as a ghost.

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    Black Cats and Halloween

    4 years ago

    Like other holidays, Halloween has symbols associated with it. These symbols help to shape our view of the holiday. When we think of Halloween we think of the colors black and orange. Images of carved pumpkins or...

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    How to Become a Stunt Person

    3 years ago

    Stunt persons are the people who stand in for an actor or actress in a movie when the script calls for a scene that is fraught with physical danger. Movies are all about living out our fantasies and, speaking for...

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    Building a Mental Bank of Positive Thoughts

    24 months ago

    They way you think and the thoughts in your head have a big effect on your outlook and how you interact with others. If you want to be happy and successful you have to build a bank of positive thoughts in your mind. ...

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    A Quick Guide to Things to See in Tucson Arizona

    2 months ago

    Brief descriptions of some of the many things to do and see in Tucson, AZ. A beautiful city just north of Mexico in Arizona's Sonora Desert .

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    Is There a Flying Car In Your Future?

    2 years ago

    What driver, crawling along through bumper-to-bumper traffic during rush hour, hasn't dreamed of being able to turn his car into an airplane and fly over the whole mess? While we have been able build rockets to send...

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