Monthly Archives: February 2017

  I just heard the first 15 minutes of Freedom, 250,000 BC as it will be produced in audio book form. I had to shut my eyes to listen, since I never listened to a book read like that since … Continue reading

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Are you an e-book reader who wishes you could have e-book signings?  Well, you can now!  What fun!  Go to www.authorgraph.com to find the site where you can request an author to sign an e-book and sign up.  It takes … Continue reading

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  This link, http://kottke.org/17/02/map-showing-the-homeland-of-every-character-in-homers-iliad, takes you to a map showing the home of each character in the Iliad.  I can remember teaching the Iliad and Odyssey way back in the 1960s.  It wasn’t part of the curriculum, but I added … Continue reading

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Mammoth (left) Gomphothere (right) Facts can be so simple. 250,000 years ago a mammoth died in Mexico.  While the bones were still green, someone carved a gomphothere into the pelvis bone of the mammoth.  A gomphothere is a four-tusked extinct elephant.  … Continue reading

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