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The Fuel of War

January 30, 2018
The Fuel of War
During World War II, England needed to increase its production of coal. Winston Churchill called together labor leaders to enlist their support. At the end of his presentation he asked them to picture in their minds a parade which he knew would be held in Piccadilly Circus after the war. A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Noah Webster

January 29, 2018
Noah Webster
In 1836, Noah Webster, known as the Father of American Education said, "In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under free government ought to be instructed… A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

The Hunley

January 26, 2018
The Hunley
On April 19, 1861, President Abraham Lincoln issued an order for the Union forces to begin a blockade of all major Confederate ports. Its goal was to prevent ships from exporting goods, or delivering supplies to the South. The South grew increasingly desperate for a way to break the blockade... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C Curry Lumber Company.

The Last Best Hope

January 25, 2018
The Last Best Hope
On January 25th, 1974, Ronald Regan delivered his famous “Shining City on a Hill” speech, at a gathering to honor the return of some prisoners of war from the Vietnam War. Regan concluded the speech by saying, “We cannot escape our destiny, nor should we try to do so... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Seasons

January 24, 2018
Seasons
Seasons in life are often like seasons in nature. We may have times of growth, like in the springtime, or seasons in which growth slows or ceases, like the fall and winter. But, each of the seasons are necessary for the success of life. We like the season of life that are like spring because everything seems fresh and new... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

The Most Important Thing

January 23, 2018
The Most Important Thing
Charles Schwab, president of Bethlehem Steel, was interviewed by Ivy Lee, a management consultant. Mr. Lee asserted that if the management of Bethlehem Steel would follow his advice, the company's operations would be improved and their profits increased... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Moby Dick

January 22, 2018
Moby Dick
In 1819, more than a dozen ships where launched from Nantucket, all headed for distant Pacific whaling grounds. The three-masted Essex would suffer a calamity so dramatic, that its fate inspired a classic American novel -- Herman Melville's Moby Dick... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Fine China

January 19, 2018
Fine China
The Irish Potato Famine resulted in a 30 percent drop in the population of west Ireland. The prolonged suffering of the Irish peasantry brok the survivors in body and spirit. John Bloomfield, was working on the recovery of his estate when he noticed that the exteriors of his tenant farmers' small cottages had a vivid white finish... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

The Race For Life

January 18, 2018
The Race For Life
Every year in Alaska, a 1000-mile dogsled race is run for prize money and prestige. However, it commemorates an original "race" run to save lives. In January 1926, a six-year-old showed symptoms of diphtheria, signaling the possibility of an outbreak in the small town of Nome... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Taking Risks

January 17, 2018
Taking Risks
No one ever stubs his or her toe while standing still. Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, "It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly. But, above all, try something!" John Henry Jowett, a great English preacher, likewise pointed out the temptation of self-preservation results in faithless lives... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Effected Its Abolition

January 16, 2018
Effected Its Abolition
When William Wilberforce was a teenager, English slave traders raided the African coast, captured between 35,000 and 50,000 Africans a year, shipped them across the Atlantic, and sold them into slavery. It was a profitable business. Wilberforce wrote... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Civil Liberties

January 15, 2018
Civil Liberties
British statesman Edmund Burke argued, "men are qualified for civil liberty in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral chains on their own appetites. Society cannot exist unless a controlling power upon will and appetite be placed somewhere, and the less of it there is within, the more there is without... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Traveling Slow Cooker

January 15, 2018
Traveling Slow Cooker
Presto Slow Cooker

Frozen Pipes?

January 13, 2018
Frozen Pipes?
If your Pipes Freeze

The Designer

January 12, 2018
The Designer
Wernher von Braun, was the director of NASA and became known as “the father of the American Space program.” In a published article in 1974, Braun stated, “One cannot be exposed to the law and order of the universe without concluding that there must be design and purpose behind it all. The better we understand the intricacies of the universe and all it harbors, the more reason we have found to marvel at the inherent design upon which it is based…" A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Frozen Pipes Prevention

January 11, 2018
Frozen Pipes Prevention
Keep your pipes from freezing.

The Lone Seagull

January 11, 2018
The Lone Seagull
Gratitude prompted an old man to visit an old broken pier on the eastern seacoast of Florida. Every Friday night, until his death in 1973. Nearly 30 years earlier, Captain Eddie Rickenbacker was on a mission in a B-17 to deliver an important message to General MacArthur... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Rest

January 10, 2018
Rest
In ancient Athens, a man noticed the great storyteller, Aesop, playing childish games with some boys. He laughed and jeered at Aesop, asking him why he wasted his time in such frivolous activity. Aesop responded by picking up a bow, loosening its string, and placing it on the ground... A Moment In Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Satisfied

January 9, 2018
Satisfied
When he was an attorney, Abraham Lincoln was once approached by a man who passionately insisted on bringing a suit for $2.50 against an impoverished debtor. Lincoln tried to discourage him, but the man was bent on revenge. When he saw that the man would not relent, Lincoln agreed to take the case and asked for a legal fee of $10, which the plaintiff paid... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

The Semitic Smuggler

January 8, 2018
The Semitic Smuggler
During WWII, Irene Sendler worked as a nurse in a ghetto in Warsaw, Poland. As she worked among children, she began smuggling Jewish infants out in her toolbox. She smuggled the bigger children out in a burlap sack in the back of her truck. Irene had trained a dog to bark when the Nazi’s let her in or out of the ghetto, to cover the sound of any crying child... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Trendy Technique

January 6, 2018
Trendy Technique
Remodeling?

The Buffalo Soldiers

January 5, 2018
The Buffalo Soldiers
John Robert Fox served in the 92nd Infantry division, a segregated African-American Division, known as the Buffalo Soldiers. On Christmas Day, 1944, they were forced to withdraw from an Italian Village as the Germans advanced. Fox volunteered to stay behind to secure the retreat of the Allies... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

He Didn't Worry

January 4, 2018
He Didn't Worry
Connie Mack was one of the greatest managers in baseball history. The secret of his success? He knew how to lead and inspire men. One year, after his team had clinched the pennant well before the season ended, he gave his two best pitchers the last ten days off, so they could rest for the World Series... A Moment in Time brought to you by thee D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Feel the COLD?

January 4, 2018
Feel the COLD?
If the cold comes inside, maybe you need INSULATION!

Integrity

January 3, 2018
Integrity
William Bross was a highly successful American journalist in the 1800s and became co-publisher of the Chicago Tribune. When he was asked about his success and what he considered the essential element for a young man entering his profession, he said, “Sterling, unflinching integrity in all matters, public and private..." A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Extraordinary Heroism

January 2, 2018
Extraordinary Heroism
On December 16, 1944, 18 members of a reconnaissance platoon held off a battalion of elite German storm troopers in the Belgian hamlet of Lanzerath. Few history books note that their gallant stand gave Allied forces time to begin mounting the defense that eventually won the famous Battle of the Bulge... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Look and Live!

January 1, 2018
Look and Live!
Although a non-biblical explanation has been given for the medical symbol of the 2 brass snakes wrapped around a pole, its origin was born from an Old Testament event. The Bible tells about the journey of the Children of Israel, after coming out of slavery in Egypt. Having passed through the Red Sea... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

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