For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Let us remember that, as much has been
The countdown to World Book Night US on April 23, 2014 continues! As part of the agenda to whip up enthusiasm for this excellent event, the WBN people are spotlighting each of the 35 titles on a specific day. The
Today I’ll finish up my three-part series on Thanksgiving history. The other parts are here: PART ONE and PART TWO. For seventy-five years after President Lincoln issued his 1863 Thanksgiving Proclamation for the “last Thursday in November,” all but
Today is Part Two of a three-part series about Thanksgiving history. Part One was posted a couple of days ago, so just scroll down the blog, or click here: The First Thanksgiving There is very little serious dispute that
Thanksgiving is a week away, so time to explore some history. How does that sound? Here goes! In September 1620, the Mayflower left Plymouth, England, carrying 102 passengers. They were comprised of religious separatists seeking a new home to
Thanksgiving fast approaches, and for most of us that means cooking a turkey. When I was a girl, I loved Thanksgiving second only to Christmas. There were many reasons, but mainly because it was a whole day of being
I love it when random research uncovers something really cool! This one came about while I was doing some basic internet looking at gemstones popular during the Regency for scene in my work-in-progress set during the engagement period between Mr.