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Uncommon Valor

December 29, 2017
Uncommon Valor
Alvin Cullum York, was one of the most decorated American soldiers in World War I. Initially a pacifist, York was persuaded by his draft commander to participate in the coming war. York’s battalion took part in the American offensive in France under General John G. Pershing. On October 8, 1918, Corporal York’s forces were ambushed by the German and his commanding officer ordered a retreat. A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Curry Lumber's New Year's hours

December 29, 2017
Curry Lumber's New Year's hours
Curry Lumber's New Year's Hours.

The Value of Work

December 28, 2017
The Value of Work
Two Harvard researchers, Dr. George and Caroline Vaillant, report that success in adulthood is more related to a child's capacity to work than to his intelligence, social status or family background. Their study involved 456 men, mostly from Boston working-class immigrant families. The men were interviewed periodically from their adolescence through age 47. A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

The Lusitania

December 27, 2017
The Lusitania
On Friday, May 7, 1915, the ocean liner Lusitania was hit by a German torpedo and sank 11 miles off the coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 people, including 128 Americans. About a month before her sinking, the German Embassy and the Embassy placed an advertisement in 50 American newspapers, warning of a possible attack. A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

The Problem

December 26, 2017
The Problem
A class of noisy boys in a German primary school was being punished by their teacher. They were assigned the problem of adding together all the numbers from 1 to 100. The boys settled down, scribbling busily on their slates -- all but one. This boy looked off into space for a few moments, then wrote something on his slate and turned it in. His was the only right answer. A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

The Man Who Thinks He Can

December 25, 2017
The Man Who Thinks He Can
The winner glories in the good; the whiner majors in the mediocre. Winners' thinking processes differ from other people's thinking processes. As part of their normal, moment-to-moment stream of consciousness, winners think constantly in terms of “I can and I will”. A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Merry Christmas

December 25, 2017
Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas from Curry Lumber

The Bible of the Revolution

December 22, 2017
The Bible of the Revolution
Before the Revolutionary War, Bibles were shipped to America from England. After the war, naturally, the supply dwindled and congress resolved to import 20,000 copies from other countries because the committee determined that “the use of the Bible is so universal and its importance so great.” When that resolution was not enacted and the need remained, Robert Aitken of Philadelphia published a New Testament in 1777. A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Self-expectancy

December 21, 2017
Self-expectancy
Winners seem to succeed because their positive self-expectancy enables them to be better prepared for their opportunities. When 14-year-old Australian swimmer, Shane Gould was asked by a news reporter how she thought she would do in one of her early career swimming meets in the United States, she replied, "I have a feeling there will be a world record today." A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Curry Lumber's Holiday hours

December 20, 2017
Curry Lumber's Holiday hours
Curry Lumber's Holiday hours

Righteousness Exalts A Nation

December 20, 2017
Righteousness Exalts A Nation
Patrick Henry, an American Revolutionary Leader pushed through the Stamp Act Resolves, in May 1765. These resolutions rejected the attempt by England to tax American’s without representation, and were the most anti-British political actions to that point. Henry wrote... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Persuaded

December 19, 2017
Persuaded
When Benjamin Franklin wanted to interest the people of Philadelphia in street lighting, he didn't try to persuade them by only talking about it. He hung a beautiful lantern on a long bracket in front of his home, and kept the glass highly polished. Every evening at the approach of dusk, he carefully lit the wick... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Promo ends soon!

December 18, 2017
Promo ends soon!
Garage Door Promo Ends Soon

Perspective

December 18, 2017
Perspective
Plato wrote the first sentence of his famous Republic nine different ways before he was satisfied. Cicero practiced speaking before friends every day for thirty years to perfect his elocution. Noah Webster labored 36 years writing his dictionary, crossing the Atlantic twice to gather material... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C Curry Lumber Company

Boston Tea Party

December 15, 2017
Boston Tea Party
The stamp Act of 1765 and the Townshend Act of 1767 infuriated American Colonists. These acts were designed to impose intolerable taxes on the colonies without representation in the Westminster Parliament. In March 1770, the crisis reached a boiling point when five Americans were killed by British Soldiers who were commandeering homes. In early 1773, the men of Marlborough, Massachusetts, declared, “Death is more eligible than slavery..." A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Perseverance

December 14, 2017
Perseverance
Wilma didn't get much of a head start in life. A bout with polio left her left leg crooked and her foot twisted inward so, she had to wear leg braces. After seven years of painful therapy, she could walk without her braces. At age 12, Wilma tried out for a girls’ basketball team, but didn't make it... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

More Praise

December 13, 2017
More Praise
The Duke of Wellington, the British military leader who defeated Napoleon at Waterloo, was not an easy man to serve under. He was brilliant, demanding, and not one to shower his subordinates with compliments. Yet, even Wellington realized that his methods left something to be desired. In his sunset years, a young lady asked him what, if anything, he would do differently if he had his life to live over again... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

It Won't Work

December 12, 2017
It Won't Work
An energetic young man began working as a clerk in a hardware store. Like many old-time hardware stores, the inventory included thousands of dollars' worth of items that were obsolete or seldom called for by customers. The young man believed that no thriving business could carry such an inventory and still show a profit so he proposed a sale to get rid of the stuff... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Blazing Wagon

December 11, 2017
Blazing Wagon
On June 2, 1944, just before D-Day, Engineer Benjamin Gimbert and his fireman, James Nightall, were operating a freight train delivering bombs to the USAF near Essex, England. As they approached the village of Soham in Cambridgeshire, Benjamin realized that the wagon coupled directly behind the locomotive was on fire... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

In God We Trust

December 8, 2017
In God We Trust
According to Treasury Department records, the first suggestion that God be recognized on American coinage can be traced to a letter addressed to the Secretary of the Treasury, Salmon P. Chase, from a small-town Pennsylvania minister in 1861. As a result of that letter... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Building for Life

December 7, 2017
Building for Life
Life is a matter of building. Each of us has been given the opportunity to build something -- a secure family, a good reputation, a career, a relationship with God. But, some of those things can disappear almost overnight due to financial losses, natural disasters and other unforeseen difficulties. What are we to do? A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C Curry Lumber Company

Carrying A Heavy Burden

December 6, 2017
Carrying A Heavy Burden
The story is told an elderly man who was traveling with a boy and a donkey. As they walked through a village, the man was leading the donkey and the boy was walking behind. The townspeople said the old man was a fool for not riding, so to please them, he climbed onto the donkey's back. When they came to the next village... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Extraordinary Heroism

December 5, 2017
Extraordinary Heroism
On 7 May 7, 2005, enemy forces ambushed Lance Corporal Todd Corbin's platoon in Haditha, Iraq, using a suicide vehicle loaded with improvised explosive devices, rocket-propelled grenades, and machine guns. Three of the four vehicles were severely damaged and eleven of sixteen Marines suffered casualties... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Beautiful Voice

December 4, 2017
Beautiful Voice
A young girl lived in a small village in Sweden. She was terribly poor and unskilled, would survive by doing only the most menial of jobs. However, she loved to sing, and had dreams of someday becoming a great singer. She began to sing on street corners, hoping passersby would toss her a penny or two... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Be Not Weary

December 1, 2017
Be Not Weary
William Wilberforce was an English politician, philanthropist, and a leader of the movement to stop the slave trade in England. Young William was discouraged one night, in the early 1790s, after another defeat in his 10-year battle against the traders... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Channellock Stocking Stuffer

December 1, 2017
Channellock Stocking  Stuffer
Channellock Plier & Knife Set

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