Robert Gould Shaw Memorial Day

Today, 155 Years ago, my patron saint died at Fort Wagner, South Carolina at just the ripe young age of 25. Colonel Robert Gould Shaw of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry. And, today, I honor his memory. Like I do every year on this day.   Advertisements

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Tuatha Dé Danann: Information

The Dagda god of fertility, agriculture, masculinity,strength, magic, druidry and wisdom Member of the Tuatha Dé Danann Abode Brú na Bóinne Weapons Club Battles Magh Tuiredh Artefacts Undry Uaithne Personal information Consorts Ethniu Morrigan Boand Cirr Cuirrell Children Aengus Bodb Derg Cermait Midir Brigit Parents Elatha Siblings Fiacha, Delbáeth, Ogma, Allód This article contains special characters.Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other…

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The Restorer by Amanda Stevens

Another book focusing on southern charm and mystery is this book. The Restorer by Amanda Stevens. Set in Charleston, South Carolina and surrounding areas much as the blue ridge mountains, this book is lush with the fragrances of summer time in the deep south. The story focuses on the main character, Amelia Gray, who works…

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School & Mental Health

Well, I made a positive mental health decision today by dropping out of the [very] condensed Summer Semester. What started it is that I started looking over the assignments that I would need to be doing for next week (when classes were set to start) and quickly realized that I would have to read anywhere…

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Hiriam Revels: Reconstructing Adversity

After the Emancipation Proclamation was officially released in 1863, the vast majority of African Americans in the U.S. were granted certain liberties that were withheld from them in the past (Haskins). Such a man who would experience liberties was Hiram Revels, who became the first African American to sit on the United States Senate for…

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Finding a Church Worth Going To

It’s been a long time coming but I have been in the process of trying to find a church that fits my needs and I have yet to be able to find one. I really would like to stick to my Baptist faith a go to a Baptist church but I’m not against any denomination…

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Zoroastrianism: An Essay

There is one distinct religious traditions that spans further into the past then Judaism, Islam and Christianity. This religion also greatly influenced the practices, rituals, and beliefs these three religions and many others beyond comprehension as a result. That religious tradition is – Zoroastrianism. What is Zoroastrianism? Where did it originate from? Why did Zoroastrianism…

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History

Well I posted some of my historical essays so there are a few things now under “H!story with Sa!re” which is just a category that I set up to make things easier to find. I believe, for now, there are 3 things under History and a few more to come. You may have noticed that…

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The City of the Ladies: An Essay

Women of the Renaissance helped to refine the soul of the Baroque period by adding sensitivity, empathy and passion to the world of arts and letters through their highly detailed contributions during the Renaissance within the realm of educational reform, the establishment of feminism, changes in Fashion & Design as well as the creation of…

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new tidings

I think I may start posting some of my essays that I did in college. They will, of course, be history related. I’m also thinking about posting some of my short stories as well. Most of my essays have been on this blog before, and at one point, was what got this blog as many…

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