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Another Gutsy Woman in History Takes a Flight of Faith

Every morning I go through today in history from the http://history.com website. One of my favorite sites when I’m researching. I share the information on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Facebook and Google+ I don’t get to many shares or responses, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to the US Postal Service

July 26, 1775 marks the official date the United States established their own postal service separate from the crown. One of many first steps for America’s Independence. The Continental Congress appointed Benjamin Franklin as the first official Postmaster General. He … Continue reading

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Writing About Espionage in the 18th Century

Not the easiest research subject since much of the tactics used then are still active today. Weird considering how the advancement of technology has evolved drastically over the last 235 years. Today’s date is 7-11-11. Your history tip of the … Continue reading

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Deborah’s Way

http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://teresalwatts.wordpress.com/2010/12/18/deborahs-way/ Painting of Deborah Sampson Gannett displayed at the Sharon Massachusetts Historical Society. When I traveled back east this past fall for research on my book I couldn’t imagine how important the entire trip would turn out to be. The … Continue reading

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Working It All Out

http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://teresalwatts.wordpress.com/2010/11/23/working-it-all-out/ The excitement and stress pre-trip were at times unbearable. “What am I doing, I can’t afford this. How do I do this amount of research in such a short time?…. etc.” It became a roller coaster of emotions. Each … Continue reading

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