The Discontented Pendulum

This timeless (no pun intended) classic was written by the English poet and novelist Jane Taylor (famous for the words to Twinkle Twinkle Little Star). I transcribed it here in Centennial Gregg. Attachment: the-discontented-pendulum.pdf

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The Hour for Meditation

The importance of taking time for meditation was recognized even in the early part of the 20th century, when this small article appeared in many newspapers of the era. Here it is transcribed in Centennial Gregg by me for the blog. Attachment: the-hour-for-meditation.pdf

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The Crusader and the Puritan

Before becoming Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Oliver Wendell Holmes was something of a feature on the lecture circuit. This speech was delivered at the 250th Anniversary of the First Church in Cambridge, February 12, 1886. I transcribed it in Centennial Gregg for the blog. Attachment: the-crusader-and-the-puritan.pdf  

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Our Duty to be Happy

This is a fragment from the book Days Off by Henry Van Dyke; a gentleman and his nephew talk about the importance of maintaining a positive outlook in life. I transcribed it in Centennial Gregg. Attachment: our-duty-to-be-happy.pdf

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Smoky Comes Home

The novel Smoky the Cowhorse by French-Canadian writer and artist Will James won the Newbery Medal in 1927, which is awarded in recognition of a distinguished contribution to American literature for children. I wrote a small excerpt in Centennial Gregg for the blog. Attachment: smoky-comes-home.pdf

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How Arthur Became King

From the book The Boy’s King Arthur by American author Sidney Lanier, the legend of how Arthur became king of England is a classic that is a favorite of all. Full of challenging vocabulary, I transcribed it for the blog in Centennial Gregg. Attachment: how-arthur-became-king.pdf

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A Passion for Perfume

You may think of perfume and fragrances as something that we use to smell nice, but perfume has always been much more than that. In this article transcribed by me in Centennial Gregg, you will read about its interesting history. Attachment: a-passion-for-perfume.pdf

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