how do you “celebrate”? Memorial Day was established as a federal holiday in … … wait for it…. 1868! I was surprised. I have always thought it began with the First World War and that was the reason for the red poppies — which I had sort of forgotten. But I found a good history… Continue reading Memorial Day
Month: May 2022
now we know
why they wanted to deny her freedom to run again @RepMTG: “Because our government is completely corrupt, and I don’t say that lightly. It is a serious problem, and my eyes have been open to it actually, serving in Congress.”Apple: https://t.co/PeoDAAV8tISpotify: https://t.co/6yCkF4tBPyiHeart: https://t.co/OBnBigUEBWpic.twitter.com/KH93jXJdYd— Lisa Boothe (@LisaMarieBoothe)
the long game
trust and faith, with some research for answers when needed…. I’ve been tending tropical plants for as long as I can remember. Tending, because you don’t really “grow” them. They seem to be like cats – they bloom when they decide to bloom. Not because you think it’s time. Many of them only play the… Continue reading the long game
How do you celebrate? May 1st used to be celebrated. Several different types of celebrations have been associated with the day. Probably originally a fertility ritual to ensure good crops and lots of livestock (here), some believe it goes back to ancient agrarians, including Romans. But most date it to Medieval times in Europe, especially… Continue reading May Day!