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The Misty Voice of the Irish

On this day as generally accepted by scholars and denizens alike, St. Patrick, savior of Ireland, passes away near modern Downpatrick (Dun Pa’draig), County Down…

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The Miracle Work Begins

On March 3rd, 1887, Anne Sullivan arrives at the Keller family estate, Ivy Green, to begin teaching and training their blind, deaf and “dumb” daughter…

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Cool Papa Bell

On February 13th, 1974, James “Cool Papa” Bell was inducted in the the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Said to be the fastest man to…

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The Sunday Driver, S1,E4: Rules and the Road

(Originally published 8-3-20) Good Sunday Afternoon. We hope all is reasonably well out there. Two Sunday’s ago found us in Sault Ste. Marie, MI, while…

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The Sunday Driver, S1,E10: Decency or Disruption?

A Good Sunday to you and yours. Having returned from the Sunshine State of Citrus and Corona, I am content to be with you as…

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The Sunday Driver, S1,E9: The Land of Mixed Fortunes

Buenos Tardes to you all from Thunder Island, 1,400-odd nautical miles from Old Fort Detroit, where the mercury is near 90 as we tap away…

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