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Aging, General

 4 records found

Being a Senior Today by Dan Seagren

Geeks by Dan Seagren

Remember When...? by Dan Seagren

Ancient Senior Moments by Dan Seagren


Arts & Entertainment

 13 records found

Remembering the King! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Elvis Movie by Rusty Wright

Remembering a Lesser-Known Carroll by Greg Asimakoupoulos

On the Street Where We Lived by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Three Chords and the Truth by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 8 more items for the category Arts & Entertainment and the History topic...See the whole list


Citizenship

 1 record found

The US Constitution Revisited by Dan Seagren


Communication

 4 records found

When Did Americans Lose Their British Accents? by Matt Soniak / Pocket

English Spelling is Ridiculous by Sally Davies / Aeon

COVID's Impact on Language by James N. Watkins

Learning from others takes finding common ground by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Disaster

 2 records found

The Day a City Shook by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Attempting to Tally the Sum and Substance of 9-11 by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Education

 5 records found

Graduations by Dan Seagren

Excessive Debt? by Dan Seagren

Judge Judy and the Supremes by Stu Johnson

An Eighth Grade Exam from 1895 by Dan Seagren

Exam Time by Dan Seagren


Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 14 records found

Grace and Faith by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Christmas in July—and All Year Round by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Nomadland is Not New by Richard Bergstrom

Nine Months by Greg Asimakoupoulos

OT vs NT by Dan Seagren

There are 9 more items for the category Faith, Religion & Spirituality and the History topic...See the whole list


Financial

 3 records found

Wealth by Dan Seagren

Social Security Perspective by Dan Seagren

Hidden But Revealed by Dan Seagren


General

 16 records found

More Than One Million Americans Report Ukrainian Ancestry by US Census Bureau Staff

Women's History Month by US Census Bureau Staff

The Hart of America by U.S. Census Bureau staff

Civil Civilizations by Dan Seagren

Wake Up Call by Dan Seagren

There are 11 more items for the category General and the History topic...See the whole list


Government & Politics

 20 records found

Inauguration Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

You Want Me to Pray for Whom? by James N. Watkins

The Supremes Have a New Member by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Constitution Day and the 2020 Census by U.S. Census Bureau staff

How Old is Ancient? by Dan Seagren

There are 15 more items for the category Government & Politics and the History topic...See the whole list


Health & Wellness

 5 records found

Praise the Lord and Pass the Prozac by Faith A. Watkins and David N. Watkins

We're Just Rediscovering a 19th Century Pandemic Strategy by Sarah Zhang / The Atlantic

Too Many Names? by Dan Seagren

Doctors and Others by Dan Seagren

Big, Bad Wolves by Dan Seagren


History

 63 records found

A Tale of Two Mothers by Greg Asimakoupoulos

An Ongoing Gaze by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Hipp, Hipp, Hurra! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Lessons from Eradicating Smallpos by Kelsey Piper / VOX

A Gooey and Delicious History of Mac and Cheese, a Meal Once Fit for a King by Ian Lecklitner / MEL Magazine

There are 58 more items for the category History and the History topic...See the whole list


Holidays

 50 records found

United States of Diversity by Michael Barnone / Washington Examiner

Celebrating Our Day of Independence as a Wonderfully Diverse People by Robert L. Santos / Direcotr of US Census Bureau

The Home Row of Freedom by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Reflections on Memorial Day by Robert Santos / Director US Censurs Burea

Time to Head to the Graveyard and Pay Respects by Garrison Keillor

There are 45 more items for the category Holidays and the History topic...See the whole list


Inspiration

 3 records found

Sam the Olympic Eagle and You by Leona Bergstrom

Saluting Puget Sound Honor Flights by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Earth's Oldest Car Teaches Great Lesson by Bill Nichols


Life Events

 2 records found

Lessons from the Fall by Greg Asimakoupoulos

What Can We Learn from the Madness of March 2022? by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Media

 5 records found

The Eyes of Tammy Faye Movie by Rusty Wright

A Shepherd in Sneakers by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Beautiful Day Movie by Rusty Wright

A Tribute to Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood by Greg Asimakoupoulos

KICY: A Dream come true by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Nature

 2 records found

Arbor Day 150 by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Unmasking Our Praise for God's Green Earth by Greg Asimakoupoulos


News & Current Events

 71 records found

A Prayer for God's Reign by Greg Asimakoupoulos

COVID-19 Perspectives for August 2022 by Stu Johnson

Seven Ways You Can Financially Prepare for a Recession by Michelle Singletary / The Washington Post

COVID-19 Perspectives for May 2022 by Stu Johnson

Marking a Monarch's Platinum Jubilee by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 66 more items for the category News & Current Events and the History topic...See the whole list


Relationships

 11 records found

With Praise to 'St. Arbucks' by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Humble Thoughts on 'Gay Pride' by James N. Watkins

God is on our side! And theirs? by James N. Watkins

Changing Racist Hearts (5) by Rusty Wright

White, 'woke' . . . and 'privileged' by James N. Watkins

There are 6 more items for the category Relationships and the History topic...See the whole list


Sports & Recreation

 7 records found

Coming Together in Tokyo by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Man of Means by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Series to Remember by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Game Nobody Saw by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Toughest Loss of All by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Dogs of Winter by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Pride of the Yankees is No More by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Technology

 5 records found

How to Tell Science from Psuedoscience by Natalie Wallington /Popular Science

The Lost History of the Electric Car from The Guardian

Ode to Joy by Stu Johnson

The Best is Yet to Be by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The New King: Technology by Dan Seagren


Theater and Movies

 1 record found

Return to the Hiding Place by Rusty Wright


Travel

 2 records found

A Needle in the Sky by Greg Asimakoupoulos

With Praise for Our National Parks by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Trends

 4 records found

Who Do You Trust? (2022) by Stu Johnson

Who Do You Trust? (2021) by Stu Johnson

This is Us by Barbara Greenleaf

Homebodies by U.S. Census Bureau staff