Newsletter/Blog

February 23, 2024, Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday.  Full moon tonight. “February’s full moon, known as the “snow” moon, will brighten skies starting Friday night before reaching maximum illumination early Saturday. The snow moon, the second full moon of the year, comes at […]

February 22, 2024, Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday Eve. February 22, 1819: Spain ceded Florida to the United States.  Go to article >> February 22, 1948: Czechoslovakia becomes a communist state following a coup d’etat. George Washington, b. 1732. Arthur Schopenhauer, b.1788. Edna […]

February 21, 2024, Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: February 21, 1804: The world’s first ever railway journey takes place in Wales. February 21, 1916: Battle of Verdun – over 1 million men killed, France. 1925: New Yorker magazine debuts. On Feb. 21, 1965, former Black […]

February, 20, 2024, Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: February 20, 1913: Works to build Australia’s capital city commence.  Canberra is an entirely planned city and was chosen as the Australian capital as a compromise between rivals Sydney and Melbourne. 1965: The Ranger 8 spacecraft crashed […]

February 16, 2024, Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday! Carolann is away from the office; I will be writing the newsletter on her behalf. February 16, 1968 sees the first official “911” call placed in the United States. Read more.  1,800-year-old ‘Iron Legion’ Roman […]