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NancyCarol is the History Buff Contributor on Squidoo

Facebook-page-coverToday we’re very pleased to introduce you to NancyCarol.  She’s our History Buff Contributor on Squidoo.

Tell us a little bit about your niche topic.
I’m the History Buff Contributor as well as the Women in the Military Contributor. These two niches constantly intermingle, so it’s a nice fit. I love the stories that can be found in history, the little nuggets that give us that, “Wow, I didn’t know that!” feeling when discovered. History is not dull.

Tell us about the moment you fell in love with your topic. Was it an immediate thing or did it happen over time?
My love affair with historical stories began in my 8th grade, with a great history teacher, who taught us that getting to know history doesn’t have to be dull. Learning about the stories of people, places, things, events can be exciting. He taught us to look for the interesting part of history, and I’ve never forgotten it.

Who had the most influence in your life?
There are many other influences, but my mother was the greatest one. She never had more than a grade school education, but firmly believed in learning. She encouraged my love of books from the time I was three years old. As I grew up, I have memories of sitting in the evening after dinner with her at our kitchen table, both of us reading a book. She would ask me if she came across a word she didn’t understand, and then we’d go to the dictionary. She loved it that I had a love for reading and for words.

NancyCarol invites you to share a review at her lens, Review one of these Historical Movies.

When she isn’t here on Squidoo, you can also find NancyCarol at the following places online:
Hand In Glove With History Blog
Hand In Glove With History on Facebook
Pinterest

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Robin Svedi aka rms is a Community Organizer and member of the Creative Team at Squidoo.com where her daily mission is to help lensmasters build better and more successful lenses about the things they know and love.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/ruthi Ruthi aka abitosunshine

    Such a sweet story about you and your mother reading at the table together each night. Thanks for sharing that memory. I agree, history needn’t be dull, nor learning in general, for that matter.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Brite-Ideas Brite-Ideas

    Nancy truly a lovely interview – I can just picture you and your mom reading at the kitchen table too – History fascinates me too, just love it

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/nancycarol nancycarol

    Thanks Robin for the spotlight, and thanks Ruthi for your sweet comment. It’s a great memory of the time shared between me and my Mom.

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/rms rms

      My pleasure Nancy. Thank you for sharing with us.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/grammieo grammieo

    What a great interview. Nancy is also so helpful to all newbies, without question we all learn a lot from her.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/DaveStone13 DaveStone13

    Nice, Nancy. I didn’t know you were getting featured.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/siimon siimon

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  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/mbgphoto mbgphoto

    Nice feature Nancy!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/bongo1543 bongo1543

    Wow she has alot of books. Great story…

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Merrci Merrci

    What a gift from your mom, Nancy! Love your interview.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/mutter mutter

    I love reading historical novels and have learned a lot about history in that way too. Thank you for sharing Nancy!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/CreativeArtist CreativeArtist

    It’s so nice to have a subject that you’re passionate about. Kudos to you and to your 8th grade teacher too.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/CastleRoy CastleRoy

    Wonderful Interview Nancy

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/finlaybarnet finlaybarnet

    Nice

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Charito1962 Charito1962

    You have one terrific niche, Ms. Nancy. Nothing can be as interesting or educational as history.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/happynutritionist happynutritionist

    What a great picture of you sitting among history…I love discovering new bits about history I didn’t know too:-)

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  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/smine27 smine27

    Nancy thank you so much for sharing your story with us. You truly are an inspiration.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Sylvestermouse Sylvestermouse

    Both are excellent niches and they do compliment each other nicely. An excellent contributor and lensmaster as well :)

  • http://www.squidoo.com/graceonline Kathryn Grace

    One of the joys of Squidoo is getting to know people I might never have had a chance to “meet” otherwise. Nancy Carol is one of those people I enjoy more and more as she shares her love of people, history and her military experiences. She has some killer recipes too!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/techmalak techmalak

    Well done. All the best

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/MSchindel MSchindel

    Nancy, you do such a wonderful job with your two niches and it’s a pleasure to read Robin’s interview of you. What a blessing to have had a teacher who brought history alive and a mother who nurtured your love of books! Congratulations on this excellent Spotlight feature.

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