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Colorful (But Lesser Known) Contemporaries of William Shakespeare, Part I

There are a slew of contemporaries of Shakespeare of which many of you never encountered in your English classrooms, whether high school of university. These are some of the more colorful ones.  Barnaby (Barnabe) Barnes was the third son of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Birthday

Next week, I will celebrate my 63rd birthday … not a milestone, but daunting nonetheless. Yesterday in the mail, I received a “Birthday Times” from my State Farm agent, Gary Cooper. It was quite entertaining, and I thought I might … Continue reading

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