Newsletter/Blog

January 17, 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday! 1773- Captain James Cook becomes the first person to cross Antarctic Circle 66˚ 33’ S. On this day in 1792, the dollar sign ($) was born, as it showed up for the first time on a […]

January 16, 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Robert Service, poet, b. 1874 I Believe BY ROBERT W. SERVICE It’s my belief that every man    Should do his share of work, And in our economic plan    No citizen should shirk. That in return each one should […]

January 15, 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Birthday: Martin Luther King, Jr., January 15, 1929 Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit.  You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him. MLK. […]

January 14, 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: January 14, 1784: U.S. revolutionary war ends with the US Congress ratifying the Treaty of Paris. From The New York Times today: For nearly six years, large piles of 20-pound notes mysteriously appeared in a village in […]

January 13, 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: 2000 – Microsoft chairman Bill Gates stepped aside as chief executive. Go to article >> Ocean temperatures are the highest on record. -Bloomberg. Middle-age misery peaks at 47.2 years, a study has shown.-Bloomberg Poem: Practice -by Susan […]