French: Le libre arbitre (free will)

Hi everyone, It’s been several months (years? I’ve lost track) since I last posted here. I haven’t done any Gregg since then apart from a few scribblings when I was bored, so my penmanship, which wasn’t great in the first place, is now rusty, and dabbling in several series has made me mix various principles…

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War Begins

How did the American Revolution start? What happened afterwards? This article transcribed by me for the blog in Centennial Gregg discusses some of these events. Attachment: war-begins.pdf

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John Adams: In Favor of Independence

Daniel Webster delivered a speech in Boston on August 2, 1826 as a celebration of the lives of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, who had both died on July 4, 1826, 50 years after the Declaration of Independence was signed. The complete speech can be found in his book Daniel Webster for Young Americans: The…

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Teaching Gregg Shorthand

Teaching shorthand has been my great passion all my life. Since I retired, I’ve been teaching it on our local high-school’s community education program, off and on, for more than ten years. It has been an ongoing program; however, every time they could not get a sufficient number of students to sign up, they had…

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Blog Membership and Access

Interests and priorities change, and as such, some blog members have not logged into the blog in a while. For that reason, members that have not logged on at all this calendar year will be removed from the blog and document access. If you’re interested in continuing your Gregg Shorthand Blog access, I will ask…

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Shorthand Books Available

I received an email from a lady that wants to donate the following shorthand books (pictures are of the actual books, first come, first served): 1. Gregg Speed Studies – Second Edition (Anniversary) 2. Gregg Shorthand Manual Simplified Functional Method – First Edition 3. Gregg Shorthand Manual Simplified Functional Method – Second Edition 4. Gregg…

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The Son

The city of Dana Point in Southern California was named after American politician and lawyer Richard Henry Dana, who described the area in his book Two Years Before the Mast. The following essay from the book The Idle Man was transcribed by me in Anniversary Gregg for the blog. Attachment: the-son.pdf

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