Thanksgiving began as a day of giving thanks and sacrifice for the blessing of the harvest and the bounty of the preceding year. The Thanksgiving holiday’s history in North America is deeply rooted in English traditions dating from the Protestant Reformation. It also has aspects of a harvest festival, even though the harvest in New … More It’s Thanksgiving NOT Thanksgetting
On April 9, 1865 Robert E. Lee surrendered the last major Confederate army to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse. And so ended the devastating human destruction of the Civil War and the beginning of Reconstruction, the turbulent 12-year era to reintegrate Southern states from the Confederacy and 4 million newly freed slaves into the … More It’s over…so, now what?
You’ve been stuck at home for most of the past year. You’ve been venting your spleen by typing away madly on social media trying to litigate one way or the other that your candidate is the nation’s savior and the other one is the devil incarnate. You’ve shared endless comments, posts and memes about every … More Use your keyboard to stop whining and do something good