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
March: Salem Witches On March 1, 1692, Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne, and a slave named Tituba were arrested and accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts. The three young women were not model citizens. In fact some of their behaviors were, at best, strange. The church/government was not at