Monthly Archives: July 2020

Sweet Summer Corn Steps from our Door

Yesterday, I harvested our corn.  We sprouted it in March…so it took a while to mature.  We live in climate zone 10-with micro-climates on our small space.  Raccoons visit us almost nightly.  A few weeks ago, my husband awoke to … Continue reading

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Unmasking FDR, 32nd President by 8th Grade Student

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the longest serving president in U.S. history. President Roosevelt was elected to third term during the Great Depression. His economic policy was questionable. World War II would bring war to our shores. FDR had an unusual … Continue reading

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American History, 1776 Remembered

All students should listen to this at least once a year….to remember…”History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”  Mark Twain    

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Constitutional Fireworks

  After four drafts, Thomas Jefferson presented this to the Continental Congress, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights…”  Twelve years later, in … Continue reading

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