Memorial Day can be tricky in our household.
While the day has a solomness surrounding it, it is also usually a pretty day perfect to relax and enjoy some down time. 586 more words
I saw this on Facebook and it immediately struck me how powerful archetypal MAN is in today’s Western post-modern world. The video shows 300 South African firemen who’ve landed in Canada, preparing to help battle… 370 more words
THERE’S A CERTAIN SENSE of comfort in tradition. For nearly 100 years, folks have gathered each Memorial Day at the Cannon City Cemetery to honor our veterans. 415 more words
Challenge criteria: A book over 600 pages
Little Women is the heartwarming story of the March family that has thrilled generations of readers. It is the story of four sisters–Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth– and of the courage, humour and ingenuity they display to survive poverty and the absence of their father during the Civil War. 181 more words
I watched a fascinating documentary about the Messerschmitt 262 (the first operational fighter jet of WWII) and I came away with an unexpected appreciation of the roles of innovation and tradition in overall success. 1,091 more words