Robert Graves

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Poetry Monday!: "The Persian Version" by Robert Graves

Here's "The Persian Version" (1943) by Robert Graves (1895-1985). (This is on my YouTube channel, which mostly consists of my Sasha Reads playlist, plus a smattering of law-related songs.) Written during World War II, this is all about political spin and fake news—read up on the Battle of Marathon (490 B.C.) here.
Books & LiteratureThe Guardian

Robert Graves

These women, created by authors from Jane Austen to Colm Tóibín and Toni Morrison, share a compelling reluctance to leave their power at the kitchen door. From the Guardian archive Robert Graves on magical women – archive, 1968. 18 December 1968: On a walk in his adopted home of Majorca,...
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Robert Graves

Robert (Bob) Graves passed away on January 8, 2021 with his wife Gail, by his side at their winter home in The Villages, Florida. He was born on October 1, 1933 in Pontiac, IL. He graduated from Hillsboro High School and went on to receive a B.A. in Music Education from Illinois State University. He served 2 years in the First Infantry Division Army in Fort Riley, Kansas. He began his career as a band director at Mid-County Schools in Lacon-Varna, IL, and then moved to a position of music director at Thornton Fractional High School in Lansing, IL. After receiving his M.A. in Education Administration at Illinois State University he became the principal of Schrum Memorial School in Calumet City, IL for 23 years before retiring. Music has always been a part of his life, playing trombone in a college dance band, “The Dreamtimers”; Army band and dance band in Ft Riley, Kansas; Adult Band in Munster, IN, Joliet Jazz Band, and Concert Bands in The Villages, FL.
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Former Sheriff Robert Graves to run again in 2022

Former Sheriff Robert Graves announced he plans to run for sheriff again in 2022. Graves served as sheriff from February 2016 to December 2018. He was appointed part of the way through the four-year term after his predecessor, Maynard B. Reid, Jr., died while in office. Graves was defeated during...