Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. ~ Yeats
Got Shades? Weekend with Shades - Shades of History, The Year Was 1901
I loved this! It felt like I was in a time warp, reliving the year 1901. Among other things, I never knew Vice President Theodore Roosevelt made his famous statement on my birthday! I love "The year was..."I have the hardest time trying toleave a comment on footnoteMaven's site. This time I could get the page scrolled up to the point where I could even enter the word verification. I would have left a comment after the article otherwise.
A great story!An ubderstanding of the past helps us understand our ancestors.
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