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  Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug. American actor, John Lithgow was born on this day in 1945. Sort of feels like that sometime, doesn’t it? I mean it happens to all of us. As in, how can it be 2017 already? And 2017 is almost over. The again, there’s …

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And they lived happily ever after

On this date in 1781 British General Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown effectively ending the American Revolutionary War thus creating the perfect nation that never, ever again had any troubles or disagreements. What? That’s not in your history book? I mean “more perfect union.” Right? Note that the phrase is “more perfect.” Not perfect. We needed …

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