Imagine if ignorant minds will allow: your great-grandparents Charles and Annie Fitzpatrick arrive at Ellis Island during the height of the potato famine. Before they can even step foot off the boat, they are turned away because America is no longer accepting immigrants. 450 more words
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Oh internet. Daily you force me to confront the best and the worst in humanity. *waits for pizza ordered online thus avoiding the dread and horror of talking to real humans on the phone* Is there a special circle of hell for people who claim to be book lovers and knowledge preservers who just sit back and profit off of some poor publicly funded librarian’s scanning efforts? 137 more words
This woman was allowed by the Massachusetts DMV to wear a colander on her head for her driver’s license picture. She argued with them that it is her religious right to do so, as she is a member of the Church of the Spaghetti Monster (no, folks, I’m not making this up—wish I was!). 301 more words
This past Sunday, friends of our daughter-in-law, Shelby, gave a shower for her expected baby girl. The shower was to be held in Goshen, Ky. As a thorough planner I printed out a “Map-Quest” map and directions to the address given. 869 more words
It would be amazing if a day could go by without someone bitching and complaining or protesting about some stupid thing.
Most recently it has been people being in a tizzy over the fact that—gasp—Starbucks only has red cups this year, with no festive holiday design. 310 more words