Momming Monday: Memorial Day

Mothers the world over, from age to age, have never been unaware of the costs of war. Whether it’s watching husbands, fathers, sons, brothers, march off to the battlefield, welcoming them home when they are unwhole and scarred, burying them when they don’t...

International Woman’s Day

Alice Paul and the Suffragettes break it down on the 19th Amendment. Go check out Soomo Publishing’s page for more so-awesome-it-hurts history. Also…check out today’s Google Doodle. 😀

Friday Free-For-All

I have this thing for alliteration, can you tell? This Space Is Occupied From the comfort of my rural exercise ball, I have been avidly watching livestream and youtube coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement. As a GenXer, I’m amazed that there are so many...

Always Moving Forward

Even though my Friday posts are usually about history, this week, I’m talking about what to do after history happens. You move forward. You remember what happened, you try to puzzle out as much “why” as you can when often there’s precious...

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