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Connie Cortright
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Saved by God's love through faith in Jesus Christ
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European bedding is different than in the States. Check it out on my post this week.

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Entering a New Chapter
Dear Readers, I started this blog in August of 2012 and have posted 250 posts on this site. I want to thank all of you for being faithful readers, but it's time for me to start a new phase of my life. My husband and I are on our way to Prague, Czech Republi...

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Welcome to my newly updated blog site. I'm going to be filling my readers in on my life in our new home in Prague, Czech Republic. Czech it out :)

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Hearing is Believing
by Connie Cortright Last week my husband and I went to see a movie that came out last year called "Florence Foster Jenkins" about the career of a singer in the 1920s-1940s. This woman's story is very unique in that her claim to fame was her lack of talent. ...

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Something to Sneeze At
by Connie Cortright The story of Kleenex facial tissue is similar to the paper toweling article from last week: both of them started out with an "oops".  Kimberly-Clark, the company that invented Kleenex, and Scott Paper Company, which we heard last week in...

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We're On a Roll
by Connie Cortright How many times in a day do we use common paper products without thinking about them- toilet paper, paper towels, kleenex, etc. Who invented these products? When did they come on the market? The stories can be interesting even though the ...

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The Tax Man Cometh
by Connie Cortright It's spring! when a young man's heart turns to thoughts of...TAXES!  I thought I'd cheer you up by  describing what Federal Income taxes were like in 1930. Income taxes were started in 1913, so in the 30s people dreaded tax day as much a...

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Nautical Meets Naughty
by Connie Cortright Last week we touched on the topic of Betty Boop, but there's an important aspect that wasn't mentioned. In 1933 Betty Boop introduced someone to the world of cartoons and made him famous. Popeye the Sailor Man appeared in a Betty Boop ca...

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Hope you can come to my open house on April 8th!

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Boop-Oop-a-Doop
  by Connie Cortright For the last couple weeks, this blog has been researching a couple cartoon characters in the 1930s, but the one with the most sex appeal was without question Betty Boop. She was created by Max Fleischer in the late 1920s, originally dr...
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