This week I will bring you the next installment of 50 Fast Facts. We pick up at #30. King Tut owned a meteorite dagger. What’s that, you ask?
Recently, I read some information about things that occur “commonly,” meaning often or prevalently. Becoming interested, I did a bit more reading about some of the common occurrences around us. People make multiple choices every day. Sometimes our choices are similar to the choices others make.
As I write this, it is Sunday morning, there is ice on the roads and, except for a brief interval involving pancakes, I have barely moved from the chair in my BBC room. I watched several episodes of DCI Banks, a British crime drama, before shamin
The title for this article is part of a larger quote from a man long dead.
COMPARTMENTALIZE- The word I used as a header for this particular column is thrown around a lot in some circles of our society today.
My daddy bought half-interest in a business in Greenville, Kentucky in 1943. We moved there when I was 10 years old from New Cypress, five miles out; a church, a school, a general store; a village of houses and people — many of whom were my kinfolks...my place of birth no less.
Nathaniel Baldwin invented the headphones in 1919 in his kitchen. He started making more by hand and selling them to the U.S. Navy. January 1, 1937 in Germany, a company called Beyerdynamic started making the first dynamic headphones and named them DT-48. Fast forward to 1958, John C.
Our next American federal holiday, January 21, is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Around this time of the year, I tend to think of Dr. King’s I-have-a-dream speech.