The Crusader and the Puritan

Before becoming Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Oliver Wendell Holmes was something of a feature on the lecture circuit. This speech was delivered at the 250th Anniversary of the First Church in Cambridge, February 12, 1886. I transcribed it in Centennial Gregg for the blog. Attachment: the-crusader-and-the-puritan.pdf  

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Our Duty to be Happy

This is a fragment from the book Days Off by Henry Van Dyke; a gentleman and his nephew talk about the importance of maintaining a positive outlook in life. I transcribed it in Centennial Gregg. Attachment: our-duty-to-be-happy.pdf

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Smoky Comes Home

The novel Smoky the Cowhorse by French-Canadian writer and artist Will James won the Newbery Medal in 1927, which is awarded in recognition of a distinguished contribution to American literature for children. I wrote a small excerpt in Centennial Gregg for the blog. Attachment: smoky-comes-home.pdf

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How Arthur Became King

From the book The Boy’s King Arthur by American author Sidney Lanier, the legend of how Arthur became king of England is a classic that is a favorite of all. Full of challenging vocabulary, I transcribed it for the blog in Centennial Gregg. Attachment: how-arthur-became-king.pdf

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A Passion for Perfume

You may think of perfume and fragrances as something that we use to smell nice, but perfume has always been much more than that. In this article transcribed by me in Centennial Gregg, you will read about its interesting history. Attachment: a-passion-for-perfume.pdf

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The Story of Smokey

Smokey the Bear is one of the most recognizable characters on roadside signs, as he cautions us to watch out for forest fires. But who was the real Smokey? How did he happen to become a symbol? This article written in Centennial Gregg by me will tell you. Attachment: the-story-of-smokey.pdf

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