Oh, See Mother Run!

This is an entertaining story for adults, written in the style of a children’s basic reader, here transcribed in Simplified Gregg by me for the blog. Attachment: oh-see-mother-run.pdf

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Australian Shorthand History

Greetings. I have been researching and writing the history of shorthand in Australia over the last couple of years. So, I am happy to say that my book on this topic was released two weeks ago. Entitled “With Pencils Poised….A History of Shorthand in Australia”, it is now available from bookstores and online in Australia,…

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Land of Hope and Old Glory

Have you ever wondered how a British national would feel about celebrating the 4th of July in the United States? This very entertaining article by an unnamed reporter from The Times of London will give you an idea. I transcribed it for the blog in Centennial Gregg. Attachment: land-of-hope-and-old-glory.pdf 

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The Bell

In his book Journey into America, the renowned American botanist, naturalist, and author Donald Culross Peattie exposes his interpretation of the United States of America. The book is written under the device of being an introduction of Mr. Peattie’s country to a German friend named Baldor. At the same time, he attempts to express his…

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The First Inauguration

This essay by American historian Malcolm Rogers Eiselen describes the events surrounding the inauguration of George Washington. Here it is transcribed in Simplified Gregg by yours truly. Attachment: the-first-inauguration.pdf

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Blue River in the Sea

What do you know about the Gulf Stream? This article by American economist A. H. Z. Carr and transcribed in Centennial Gregg by me describes this phenomenon and its importance. Attachment: blue-river-in-the-sea.pdf 

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Sentinels of the Wilds

American poet and educator Archibald Rutledge describes the habits of some wild pack animals in this essay, here transcribed in Anniversary Gregg by yours truly. Attachment: sentinels-of-the-wilds.pdf

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