C405 The Sense & Sensibility of Jane Austen

Jane Austen born December 16, 1775, during the Revolutionary War in Winchester, England. She was a great writer of mystery romances. -- Pride and Prejudice is a good intro because it is short. Sense and Sensibility is the better effort. Emma and the great Persuasion are solid literary efforts with the latter her best. Northanger... Continue Reading →

2019 Happy Thanksgiving from Norman Rockwell & us

Without thinking too much about it in specific terms, I was showing the America I knew and observed to others who might not have noticed.—Norman Rockwell This is a famous illustration that American painter Norman Rockwell did for President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's 4 Freedoms. https://youtu.be/mr9mPha3Eas Rockwell was born on February 3, 1894, and always wanted... Continue Reading →

Cokie Roberts, legendary Liberal commentator

Cokie Roberts, long the face of ABC's national news, has reposed. She won countless awards, including three Emmys from the National Academy of Television throughout her decades-long career. Mrs. Roberts was inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame and cited by the American Women in Radio and Television (now called Advancing Women in... Continue Reading →

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