Monthly Archives: July 2014

From Lynden, Washington to Cape Town, South Africa and Back Again: The Journey of Susan VanZanten

by Ron Wells. I’ve been reading a lot lately about “history and memory,” especially books of memoir. I am also advising two friends – one an award-winning peace activist, the other a retired college president – as they write their … Continue reading

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What Are We Celebrating on the 4th of July?

by Will Katerberg. Today, I’m spending part of the day celebrating the July 4th Independence Day holiday. My neighborhood in Grand Rapids features the Hollyhock Lane Parade every year. It starts at 8:30am and has small floats, local and state … Continue reading

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Travel Reflection: A Historian Visits Scotland

by Dan Miller. My wife and I just got back from spending two weeks driving around the highlands of Scotland and the experience has left me with several powerful impressions. My first impression is that Scotland has refused to submit … Continue reading

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