1st Natl Woman Suffrage Convention


Seneca Falls was established as the first convention in the 1890s by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, neither of whom had attended, but the true  first event used to anchor the movement was on October 23, 1850 in Worcester, Massachusetts.¹  The Seneca Falls dates of July 18-19th 1848,   was adopted to  acknowledge … Continue reading 1st Natl Woman Suffrage Convention

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#347 Sigmund Freud & the Piano Keys


We mentioned previously that Elbert Hubbard was the first horoscope in How to Learn Astrology with a full complement of astrological symbology.  Sigmund Freud is part of the earlier lessons where Marc Jones uses his "piano key" to highlight what the student should focus on.  In a B&W publishing word, the piano keys were a … Continue reading #347 Sigmund Freud & the Piano Keys

Lillian Ross, The New Yorker Reporter


Lillian Ross, who became known as the consummate fly-on-the-wall reporter in more than six decades at The New Yorker, whether writing about Ernest Hemingway, Hollywood or a busload of Indiana high school seniors on a class trip to New York.   Ms. Ross preached unobtrusive reporting and practiced what she preached. She outlined her credo … Continue reading Lillian Ross, The New Yorker Reporter

#101 Dr. Alexis Carrel & the Dakin Solution


Before Dr. Alexander Fleming invented penicillin, Dr. Carrel developed the Dakin Solution, a type of hypochlorite solution made from bleach that is diluted and then treated to decrease skin irritation. Chlorine, the active ingredient in Dakin's solution, is a potent antiseptic that kills most forms of bacteria and viruses. This simple solution saved many men … Continue reading #101 Dr. Alexis Carrel & the Dakin Solution

Belichick takes 5 in 2017


In honor of Bill Belichick's Superbowl win, we decided to rectify his chart as we could find none anywhere, so we worked on this during the game; it was an enjoyable way to pass the time, particularly during the first half. BIOGRAPH: The original Croatian spelling of the name was Belicic, the "ci" giving a … Continue reading Belichick takes 5 in 2017