Tag Archives: James Monroe

2008 Books Read

… in the order in which I finished them, understanding that very often I read many books at the same time. I count re-read books, by the way. I’ll include links to any posts or book excerpts I might have … Continue reading

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“Do you bite your thumb at me, Sir?”

This is the kind of anecdote I totally adore. Like the one where Alexander Hamilton dares someone to walk up to George Washington and throw his arm around him in a chummy way. You just did not do that with … Continue reading

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Culture Snapshots

– I am not at all in love with the new season of Rock of Love. It cannot come close to the brilliance of the first season – and I can’t believe I am saying this, but I miss Lacey! … Continue reading

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