Category Archives: History

General articles about history (in particular California, Oregon, & USA)

It’s Finals Week

This week is officially finals week for my first quarter back to school since 1998.  I can not believe it has been 20 years.  No wonder I’m out of “academic” shape.  🙂  Anyway, one of my classes allowed us to … Continue reading

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Insight from that past, that applies to today…

Working on homework for history class. Essentially learning that between 1820 and 1850 as more (white) non propertied men got the vote the system became more democratic (the founding fathers did not like democracy and were flat out against it … Continue reading

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Story Map

Samplers of Colonial America

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It All Just Makes Me Sad…

I’m not sure just why this photo and story was posted on Facebook.  I thought it was a serious post, and then  I looked at the profile of the person who posted it, and if the person is really that … Continue reading

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A Monograph

Mr. Beck ends it by letting us know that the Menominee people survived the onslaught of siege after siege by the European invaders on their land.  That was his point from beginning to end.  Menominee people were smart, and learned, and fought (legally even!) and stood their ground and even though they lost a lot, and a great many lost their lives, in the end they survive today. Continue reading

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Ethnic Cleansing, etc…

What Trump is allowing right now is called Ethnic Cleansing. Let’s just call it what it is. Continue reading

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PTSD and me (through the years…) Part I

The always on guard part…when it starts from your childhood, and as an adult you have no clue what you are protecting yourself from. In a place like church, when I first started…. I’d sit through it all, and run … Continue reading

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201 Intro to Western World Geography

OH, UGH!!!   Intro to Western Geography. Not Western as in land masses so much as Western Ideology. Lecture names Trump and talks about his speech over in Poland and how he says the West must decide if it wants … Continue reading

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The Mother of all Monkeys…

Overwhelmed. Feel just like I got a gut punch. An older friend of mine asked about my parents. And of course, dad is deceased, so that stops that discussion in its tracks. Mom and I do not speak. After going … Continue reading

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The Price One Pays…when Caring Too Much…

     I have been caring for others in my life for nearly 50 years.  How does that work when one is only 57 years old.  Well, for one thing you give or in this case you take a few … Continue reading

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