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26 February
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Blood and Tyrants: Chapters 17-19 *Spoilers*

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Blood of Tyrants Book

Blood of Tyrants

It has been a terribly long time since I posted any of my updates for this book.  Here is what happened.  First about 6 months ago my wife gave birth to a beautiful little girl named Emily.  Anyone who has a newborn knows that this means your personal times goes to zero.  And that is exactly what happened to me.  While I still had time to do a blog post here and there, I didn’t have time to read and highlight as I went through Blood of Tyrants by Logan Beirne.  When a little free time did crop up I realized that while I was enjoy this books content, I wasn’t enjoying read it as if for a book report, which is pretty much what these blog posts are.  But since I have started this I want to finish it.  So I will continue to do these posts, but it will take me long to get them done.  I hope you all can bear with me.  Here is a list of the other review posts I have done for this book:

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19 December
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Poor Richards Almanack Published

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Poor Richard's Almanac Illustrated

Poor Richard’s Almanac Illustrated

Further Proof that Ben Franklin was ‘da man’!  Poor Richard’s Almanack (sometimes written Almanac) was first published on December 19, 1732 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  It was a monthly periodical consisting of a collection of puzzles, weather forecasts and other amusements, including practical household hints.  Think Lifehacker.  He published the almanac under the name Richard Saunders or Poor Richard from 1732 until 1758.  The monthly publication was hugely popular selling over 10,000 copies a year.

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http://blog.mpl.org/nowatmpl/2011/12/poor_richards_almanack_first_p.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poor_Richard%27s_Almanack

 

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