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July 18, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents:  Start every day off with a smile and get it over with. -W.C. Fields, 1880-1946 On July 18, 1936, the Spanish Civil War began as Gen. Francisco Franco led an uprising of army troops based in North […]

July 17, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: On July 17, 1975, an Apollo spaceship docked with a Soyuz spacecraft in orbit in the first superpower linkup of its kind.  Go to article » Apollo 11 engineers discuss what it took to get to the […]

July 16, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Full moon tonight! On July 16, 1918, Russia’s Czar Nicholas II, his wife and their five children were executed by the Bolsheviks.  Go to article » I am almost finished reading a terrific novel that takes place […]

July 15, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Birthday: Rembrandt, July 15, 1606 The Storm on the Sea of Galilee Painting by Rembrandt Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Google Arts & Culture      Rembrandt was born in Leiden, the Netherlands on this day in 1606.  His […]

July 12, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday! July 12, 1817 – Samuel Jarvis kills John Ridout, 18-year-old son of Surveyor General Thomas Ridout, in the last fatal duel in York. Toronto, Ontario  Go to article » A treasury of special places Migratory […]