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August 9, 2021
The American Presidents: George Washington from Queen of the Unfinished Projects...

Welcome to the first installment of the American Presidents series (which I've decided I will probably abbreviate as tAPs from now on. Why? Because I like it. It's cute, right? No other reason needed.) We're starting at the very beginning. I hear it's a very good place to start. (Cue all the groans from Rodgers and Hammerstein fans)

(Thank you to Amazon for having a great cover picture of the book when my camera refused to cooperate. You can click over and grab your own copy if you need one.)

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February 11, 2021
The American Presidents series from Queen of the Unfinished Projects...

 So, approximately a million years ago, I decided that I should read more American history. I was reading quite a bit of English history at the time, mostly the Tudors, and I felt that I needed to learn more about the United States. So I went down to the bookstore and got a biography of George Washington. Seemed like the way to get a good overview of the country was to start at the beginning and follow through all the presidencies. And then, after about 75 pages of reading, I got distracted by some other book and Georgie went onto ...

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