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May 21, 2018

President Taft in the Philippine Islands

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Three years ago, I wrote an article which included an excellent review of The Bully Pulpit. I had been fascinated to read the review of the story surrounding the relationship between Presidents Roosevelt and Taft, especially because I had just been going through old family photos from the Philippines. If I had ever known that Taft had been Governor General of the Philippine Islands, I had…  MORE >>

Topics: General

May 14, 2018


Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

May 7, 2018

Remembering my mother

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

My mother started to drift away about 15 years before her death. I try to remember her as she was when she was my mother, but I do have some stories from her life before I came into it.

If you asked my mother what her hobbies were, the first thing she would say is that she liked to read. Most of my early memories of my mother are of her curled up in her chair with a book or of her…  MORE >>

Apr 30, 2018

Family Tree

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Genealogy has an important place in the Bible. Perhaps the best known examples are in the Old Testament with the long lists of who begat whom. (I have copied one from I Chronicles below.) Genealogies provide legitamacy in the Old Testament; there were prophecies about a Messiah descended from King David so in the New Testament (Matthew and Luke), there are two, differing, genealogies of Jesus.…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith, General