Tag: Shenandoah

How Shall We then Respond?

On this day in 1587, Virginia Dare, granddaughter of Governor John White of the Colony of Roanoke, becomes the first English child born in the Americas. We didn’t make it to Roanoke Island this summer, so I can’t really tell you what happened to The Lost Colony. But the history, both real and speculative, is …

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Happy 75th, Tom and Jerry!

I grew up with Tom and Jerry.  I loved watching them every chance I got.  I’m assuming it was just on Saturday morning, but somewhere in the back of my decades-old mind there’s a memory that there were cartoons on weekdays as well either before school or when I wasn’t in school. Frankly, that doesn’t …

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