Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates

  I recently returned to my first love in reading topics: history and biography. While fiction can be extremely enjoyable, especially when done well, I have always found the true, non-fiction stories of real people and events much more interesting. That return to true history results here in my latest book review. For the first … Continue reading Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates

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Reflections on the Fourth of July 2009

Fireworks light the sky at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway   Over this past weekend our country celebrated it's 233rd birthday. We the people of the United States of America celebrated in a variety of ways. Many flocked to the beaches along our coastlines. Even more celebrated with family or … Continue reading Reflections on the Fourth of July 2009