On September 11, 1792, thieves were out and about in Paris, France. There was little chance they would be caught. King Louis XVI was locked up in prison. In less than five months he would walk up the steps to the guillotine. In late summer 1792,
A Lesson from Helen Keller Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880 and died on June 1, 1968. She and I share the same birthday, so I have always had more than a casual interest in her. She had tremendous compassion for the poor and the disabled.
And You Think We Have it Tough On May 9, 1940, Germany began the war on the western Front with the invasion of the Low Countries, which led to the invasion of France a short time later. On May 10th British Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, resigned and
Christmas is on December 25. Independence Day in on July 4. Veterans Day is on November 11. Why does Easter jump around so much? Well, it has to do with the sun and the moon. Our seasons are determined by the angle of the sun hitting
March: Aesop’s Fable In 1476 William Caxton introduced the printing press to England and became the first English retailer of printed books. He also was a translator, who translated works from Latin into English and then printed and sold them to Englishmen. This was huge because once books