Friday, February 01, 2013

Hallo, February!


5 comments:

  1. Howard Dean is First and would smile over this news!


    = ♡♥♡ Awesome Ally Amazes Again! ♡♥♡ =


    Written 1 hour ago by Ally’s Mom:

    Everything went well. We are home, resting, watching cartoons and taking pain meds.
    A nap seems like a good idea too.

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  2. Blogger does eat firsties! I posted one about 2 hours ago, saw it at the time, but don't see it now.

    I noted that Howard was first on this bright, COLD day. Temperature was about 2 deg then. Up to 7 now.

    And always good to hear good news about Ally. Somehow didn't get around to wishing her Happy Birthday until it was past midnight and her birthday was past.

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  3. On Feb. 1, 1960, four African American college students at North Carolina A&T University, Ezell Blair, Jr. (now Jibreel Khazan), David Richmond, Franklin McCain and Joseph McNeil, began a sit-in protest at a Woolworth's whites-only lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., where they’d been refused service. Contrary to the traditional narrative, this was not the first sit-in of the modern Civil Rights Movement, however their protest did trigger a wave of direct action through sit-ins across the U.S.. For more books and films on the sit-in movement, visit: http://zinnedproject.org/posts/tag/sit-in

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  4. I am rather more than half-way through Leonard Wibberley's "The Mouse on Wall Street," and it's a hoot! Can't figure out how it is going to play out, which is certainly the mark of a good piece of fiction!

    --Alan

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