Gregg Shorthand Pins

I have been contacted by a retired business education teacher who has in her possession several Gregg Shorthand Speed Award Pins. She would like to give these to someone who would like to have them as collection pieces. There are a few at 80 wpm and 120 wpm, and several at 100 wpm. If you…

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Thanksgiving Day

An extract of the Thanksgiving Sermon: The Family as an American Institution, delivered by American clergyman Henry Ward Beecher, on Thursday, November 26, 1868, here transcribed in Centennial Gregg by me for the blog. Attachment: thanksgiving-day.pdf

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Welcome, Butterflies!

Every fall, thousands of Monarch butterflies flock to Monterey County in California, settling in at forest groves to wait out the winter. Though the butterflies congregate in areas from Big Sur through Monterey, their best-known wintering-over spot is in Pacific Grove. This area, filled with pine and eucalyptus trees, is the preferred Monarch butterfly habitat…

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Potency of English Words

This nicely written essay describes the richness of the English language and reminds us about the power of our word choices. I transcribed it in Centennial Gregg for the blog. Attachment: potency-of-english-words.pdf

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