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2017—WE MADE IT TO THE END!

IT HAS been an interesting year here at SimanaitisSays. I’ve had a ball researching and composing items at a rate far exceeding my pre-retirement editorial activities. Here, celebrating 2017’s passage, … Continue reading

December 31, 2017 · 3 Comments

PHIL JORDAN—PETROGRAD, 1917 PART 2

PHIL JORDAN was a working man caught up in one of the cataclysmic events of the 20th century: the Russian Revolution. He also wrote letters home. Yesterday, I provided introduction … Continue reading

November 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

PHIL JORDAN—PETROGRAD, 1917 PART 1

PHIL JORDAN was an American residing in Russia during cataclysmic times. His job at the American embassy in Petrograd brought him into direct contact with the Russian people and their … Continue reading

November 12, 2017 · 2 Comments