The Grand Peak

Rising 14,115 feet above sea level, Pikes Peak is about 12 miles west of Colorado Springs, and is the highest mountain in the southern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Named after American explorer Zebulon Pike, here is the story of the first American sighting of the mountain, transcribed in Simplified Gregg by me for…

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Sir Walter Scott and His Dogs

In this selection from his book Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey, Washington Irving describes the relationship of Sir Walter Scott with his dogs. I transcribed it in Simplified Gregg for the blog. Attachment: sir-walter-scott-and-his-dogs.pdf  

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History

Here is a small essay written by English historian James Anthony Froude, transcribed by me in Simplified Gregg. Attachment: history.pdf

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The Land Crab

Land crabs are very common in tropical regions of the globe. Find out a little about them by reading this article, transcribed in Simplified Gregg by yours truly. Attachment: the-land-crab.pdf

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The Baltimore Oriole

What do you know about this beautiful bird? Read this article by the great American artist and naturalist John James Audubon and transcribed by me in Simplified Gregg for the blog to find out. Attachment: the-baltimore-oriole.pdf

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