Happy Birthday to Louisville’s very own Muhammad Ali.
English: Bust portrait of Muhammad Ali, World Journal Tribune photo by Ira Rosenberg (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Hope one and all are having a wonderful Thanksgiving. Remember those less fortunate, and enjoy your time with family and friends.
English: Saying grace before carving the turkey at Thanksgiving dinner in the home of Earle Landis in Neffsville, Pennsylvania (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Banned Books Week (Photo credit: Alameda County Library)
This week is Banned Books Week. 30 years ago the American Library Association began an awareness of books that reached restricted or banned status in libraries across the country. Continue reading
Abraham Lincoln by Mathew Brady. (Wikipedia)
Monday: begin notes on Civil War, hmwk Anaconda Plan and p 248 #5,6
Tuesday: View NYC video on A. Lincoln’s Cooper Union and NYC Draft Riots. Hmwk is to read A. Lincoln’s Cooper Union Speech (1860) and 2nd Inaugural Speech (1865) by Friday.
Wednesday: Discussions on the Civil War
Thursday: Failures of Reconstruction and beginnings of the West.
Friday: States quiz Group 2, Begin watching parts of Dances with Wolves.
Well its been a few weeks and not much more has happneed. I’m still working on completeing my CDL bus licesne and reading as many books as I can get my hands on. I’ve found a new favorite series in The Lost Fleet books by Jack Campbell and I finished reading Divergent by Veronica Roth. It was not what I had hoped it would be. And as always you can my book reviews here and a link to my Goodreads account here.