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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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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Music and Health

From his book, Nerve Control and How to Gain It, Canadian-American journalist Henry Addington Bruce explains the effects of music on mental health. I transcribed it for the blog in Centennial Gregg. Attachment: music-and-health.pdf

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Memo About Your Memory

Our memory: we sometimes bless it and sometimes curse it. However, what do you know about that part of your mind? Transcribed by me Centennial Gregg, here is what some experts say. Attachment: memo-about-your-memory.pdf

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Are You Listening?

Are You Listening?, written in the late 1950s by Ralph G. Nichols and Leonard A. Stevens, is a classic in the area of communication, and it highlights the importance of listening and how people do it. The book is available in archive.org. Here are some excerpts written in Centennial Gregg by me. Attachment: are-you-listening.pdf

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Pride in Ancestry

This extract about the importance of maintaining a relationship between our ancestors and our posterity, comes from American lawyer and statesman Daniel Webster’s Discourse in Commemoration of the First Settlement of New England, delivered at Plymouth on the December 22, 1820. Here it is presented in Centennial Gregg, transcribed by yours truly. Attachment: pride-in-ancestry.pdf

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The Dear Departed

This entertaining story by American fiction writer Alice-Mary Schnirring was later on adapted by Rod Serling into an episode of his TV series Night Gallery. Here it is, written by me for the blog in Centennial Gregg. Attachment: the-dear-departed.pdf

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