Newsletter/Blog

August 4, 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: August 4, 1944: Anne Frank arrested in Amsterdam by German Security Police (Grüne Polizei) following a tip-off from an informer who was never identified. 1962-Nelson Mandela arrested. Louis Armstrong, musician, b. 1900. Get a glimpse of life […]

July 31, 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday. St. Ignatius Loyola Day; he died on this day in 1556 in Rome, Italy. July 31st, 1961~ Israel welcomes its one millionth immigrant. 1790~US Patent Office opens Garth Brooks explains why he removed himself from […]

July 30, 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: When Gary & I were travelling in Morocco a few years ago, we went to a village outside Marrakesh and went for  lunch at the home of a village family.  The tagine was dug out of the […]

July 29, 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Olsok~ it is St. Olaf’s Day today, which is a national day of celebration in Norway and the Faroe Islands.  It commemorates the death of King Olaf in the Battle of Stiklestad, in  Norway on this day […]

July 28, 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Indian schoolgirls discover an Earth-bound asteroid. -Bloomberg. Scientists pull living microbes, possibly 100 million years old, from the sea bottom.-Bloomberg. 1914 – World War 1 begins. 1945 – A U.S. Army bomber crashed into the 79th floor of […]