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In working on the questions for my Table Topics Moderator role at my Toastmasters meeting I was contemplating the theme “what will you discover.”    A discovery, as defined in the dictionary, is “a person, place, or thing that has been discovered.”  It could also be an idea. … Continue reading

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History dull? Depends on how you look at it.

If one’s knowledge of history is from dull textbooks, even duller teachers, and their belief that world history ended at the time of Reconstruction (1870s) then I can see where a person could find history boring.   But Edmund Burke said, … Continue reading

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