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Washington in New York -- Chs 4 & 5

CHAPTER 4: UNTRODDEN GROUND It seemed too good to be true. Alexander Hamilton’s two great passions in life--politics and economics--were...

George Washington's Coronation

The day the House of Representatives achieved a quorum, on April 1, 1789, George Washington wrote to a friend: “(I feel) that my movement...

Review: Ferrari, the movie

Unless you're a hard-core motor racing fan--and I do mean hard core--you're not going to find this movie particularly compelling.  Set in...

The Nisley's 2023 Christmas Letter

"PEACE ON EARTH, GOOD WILL TO MAN" is the subject of the Nisley's 2023 Christmas Letter Ironically, many of the world's favorite...

Putting God First

Richard Nisley After graduating from college, I worked in a retail store for a large company. There seemed to be few prospects for...

Mastery for a Day--outline

Table of Contents Forward -- The Stuff of Dreams Lapping Brands Hatch in Dan Gurney's F-1 Eagle 1 - The Coronation of Stirling Moss The...

Forging a New Nation

It was the beginning of new era in the history of mankind. An otherwise ordinary man in ancient Egypt named Moses, had a meeting with...

In the Bleak Midwinter

If Christmas isn’t Christmas without snow, then you’ll appreciate the following story. It’s from “The Holly Tree” by Charles Dickens....

The Ragged Edge

Chapter 1 -- Round One: South Africa, January 1 Nothing could touch him now. Before, there had been the crowd pressing him, wanting his...

Men's & Women's Inequality

Can the world know lasting peace without equality between men and women? “Sex and World Peace,” by four acclaimed scholars (Valerie M....

The Greatest Thing in the World

"I was staying with a party of friends in a country house during my visit to England in 1884. On Sunday evening as we sat around the...

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