Newsletter/Blog

September 21, 2021 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: 46 BC Julius Caesar celebrates first of four triumphal processions in Rome – over Gaul, Egypt, Pontus and Africa with leader of the Gauls Vercingetorix led in chains. Go to article » New gravitational wave detector picks […]

September 20, 2021 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Full harvest moon tonight. Canada goes to the polls. 1873 Panic swept the New York Stock Exchange in the wake of railroad bond defaults and bank failures. Go to article » Something big just hit Jupiter. Something […]

September 17, 2021 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday. It’s Hispanic Heritage Month — and yes, it starts in the middle of September and runs to the middle of October. The date structure is a nod to several important dates in Latin American countries. […]

September 16, 2021 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents:  It is Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. The Jewish holy day began last night at sundown and is considered the most important and sacred of Jewish religious holidays. September 16, 1620: Mayflower Day – Pilgrims deported […]

September 15, 2021 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Today in history: The first Costco Warehouse opens in 1983 on Fourth Avenue South in Seattle. The first store is a warehouse with a hot dog stand in front. The warehouse concept is pioneered by Price Club […]