Ex Libris: Revolver

The story of Samuel Colt and his invention of the revolver, told by…
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Ex Libris” Christmas Stories

One of my favorite childhood traditions in decorating for Christmas each year was…
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Superior Madeira

Robert Allston was always heard to exclaim to his thrifty wife, Adele, when…
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Et Cetera: A Parting Look

Since the late 1800s, the cupola of the Babcock Building stood at the…
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Ex Libris: The Splendid and the Vile

Probably more books have been written about Winston Churchill than any other political…
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Tales of the Greek Heroes

The value of the myth is that it takes all the things we…
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Tartan, Thistle and Bagpipes

“That wantons thro’ the flowering thorn Thou minds me o’ departed joys, Departed…
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Ex Libris: A Gentleman in Moscow

“Manners are not like bonbons, Nina. You may not choose the ones that…
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Ex Libris: The Thorn Birds

“There is a legend about a bird which sings just once in its…
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Carolina’s Cash Crops

Much has been made of rice and cotton as Carolina’s historic cash crops.…
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Ex Libris: The Woman in White

Few of us do not enjoy a good murder mystery. The man we…
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