Category Archives: Character Studies

George Washington Steele

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George Washington Steele (December 13, 1839 – July 12, 1922) was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician who twice served as a Congressman for Indiana, from 1881 to 1889 and again from 1895 to 1903. Steele was also the first Governor of Oklahoma … Continue reading

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What’s a Relay?

Writing poetry has been in the family for the past three generations– four counting this latest one. I recall being about ten years old, following along with my dad, “shootin’ trouble” on the railroad. He would take a moment from … Continue reading

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William Steel 1780-1857

from http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=46320907 written by Aaron Steel  William Moore Steel 1780-1857 Birth: Feb. 2, 1780 [Carlisle, Pennsylvania] Death: Oct. 17, 1857 Leigh, Harrison County, Texas, US Son of Revolutionary war Captain John Steel Jr., William Steel was born in Carlisle, PA in 1780. In 1802, … Continue reading

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Schwarzkopf’s 14 Rules of Leadership

From Examiner.com Here are Norman Schwarzkopf’s 14 rules of leadership given at a business conference in 2010: Think of yourself as a leader. Leaders lead people, not systems, processes etc. Character. Requires sense of duty, ethics, morality – it is not a measure … Continue reading

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Daring Greatly

Brené Brown found her title for her new book in the famous quote from Teddy Roosevelt’s speech, Citizenship in a Republic— It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or … Continue reading

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Jacob Hochstetler– Preface

From: Descendants of Jacob Hochstetler the Immigrant of 1736, by Rev. Harvey Hostetler, D.D., Elgin, Illinois, Brethren Publishing House, 1912, pp. 9-13. http://books.google.com/books/about/Descendants_of_Jacob_Hochstetler_the_imm.html?id=Q_RUAAAAMAAJ  as viewed on 8-4-2013. Jacob Hochstetler Immigrant of 1736 Preface The Religious Life of Our Ancestor. It is fitting that the … Continue reading

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Jeff Hostetler

from wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Hostetler William Jeffrey Hostetler (born April 22, 1961) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League for the New York Giants, Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders, and Washington Redskins. His nickname is “Hoss.” College career Penn State Hostetler started his career at Penn State, where he started two games … Continue reading

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