9-11

September 11, 2013 | Leave a Comment

Twelve years ago our nation was attacked, and our lives as Americans changed dramatically.  Our current teenagers were only small children then and know about this tragedy only through media.  They don’t remember the days before the TSA moved into airports, when family and friends could sit at the boarding area waiting for flights. Thanks […]

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    “May blessings be upon the head of Cadmus, the Phoenicians, or whoever it was that invented books.”

    ~Thomas Carlyle, Victorian Scottish philosopher, writer, historian and teacher

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    http://www.poets.org/

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