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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The Unvanished American

This interesting article details the saga of the American bison — colloquially known as the buffalo — in the United States. I transcribed it for the blog in Anniversary Gregg. Attachment: the-unvanished-american.pdf

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Our Reservoir of World Respect and Hope – Part 1

The following address by American lawyer and corporate executive Wendell L. Willkie, who ran against Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1940, was delivered over the radio on October 26, 1942. This speech formed the basis of Willkie’s book One World, published in 1943, which became at the time the greatest nonfiction bestseller to date in US…

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Some Facts About the Beverage of Millions

The popularity of coffee is indisputable around the world. Find out in this article transcribed by yours truly in Anniversary Gregg, a little bit of history of coffee and why it is indeed the beverage of millions. Attachment: some-facts-about-the-beverage-of-millions.pdf

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Where the Wind Holds Sway

The Magallanes Region, located in the southernmost part of Chile, is the largest and second least populated region of the country. It consists of four provinces (Última Esperanza, Magallanes, Tierra del Fuego, and Antártica Chilena), and its capital, Punta Arenas, is located in the Province of Magallanes. Its climate is subpolar oceanic, with the warmest…

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