Tag Archives: Theodore Roosevelt

STOP TWEETING DONALD!

Friends of mine invited me to Sagamore Hill to visit Teddy, as in Roosevelt, but alas, declined, due to my recent health issue.  But boy, if there was ever a time I need to talk to him, it’s now. This … Continue reading

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A Cheeky Word

While speaking with a friend, she called a guy we both know, cheeky.  So not to display my ignorance, rather than ask it’s meaning, I came home to do research. Cheeky, an adjective… impudent or irreverent, typically in an endearing or amusing way: a cheeky grin. … Continue reading

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Cecil the Lionhearted

There’s been lots of controversy over the fatal death of Cecil, the southwest, African lion shot by an arrogant Minnesota dentist named Walter Palmer, causing a ripple effect across the world.  There’s a picture of the kill, the slayer standing … Continue reading

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Monday, books and the library…

Originally posted on Patricia's Place:
Books. I love books. When I was in elementary school Daddy would take me to the library. It was so hard to decide which books to get! Those trips to the library were the…

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Big Sticks

Teddy Roosevelt is my all-time favorite president for a pack of reasons. He was smart, bighearted, wrote and read prolifically, had courage and bluster, but not too much so not to weep when in 1918 Quentin, his youngest son’s plane, … Continue reading

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February 14, 1884

He didn’t quite understand what was happening. He was in Albany working when he received a telegram stating that his beloved wife of four years had delivered a healthy baby girl. They named her Alice Lee, same as her mother. … Continue reading

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