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Monthly Archives: August 2010
Doing research on the rise of the stagecoach along the Eastern seaboard, I ran into an interesting quote from none other than George Washington. In 1788, the Father of Our Country was waiting impatiently for news to arrive in Mount… Continue reading
It was 5 years ago this weekend that Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast and became the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history. It also claimed nearly 2,000 lives. Katrina occurred at the height of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season…. Continue reading
We recently received a packet in the mail addressed to “Connie and Ileana, Docents With Style.” It was a packet of thank you letters from an elementary school class that recently came on a tour of our museum. I gotta… Continue reading
Last weekend, I had several projects, including hours of toil in the yard. Timing was critical because the “to do” list is long, and several other schedules keyed on it: seasonal, budgetary, and getting to the movies on time. Unfortunately,… Continue reading
Sheila Rathjen is an interpreter at our history museum in Old Town Sacramento. She has been in banking most of her adult life. Sheila took some time from her schedule of tours to send us this story on a remarkable… Continue reading
Last weekend in Grand Haven, Mich., the Wells Fargo stagecoach appeared in the 86th annual Coast Guard Festival there. It was terrific to be part of one community’s celebration of a critical service, the United States Coast Guard. And it… Continue reading
As I wrote this article over Mother’s Day weekend, I thought quite a bit of the values and education that women in my family imparted in me. Some of my strongest memories were of my mother’s strong control of the… Continue reading
This past June, I attended the Special Olympics Summer games, held at UC Davis. 800 athletes from northern California participated in track & field, swimming, bocce and tennis. Brittnay Joy is not directly related to me, but she’s as dear… Continue reading