Yeah, you got it right. sit tight as I run you through 20 things about this day that many of us believe to be true (but are false), things we don’t know, and those only a Gom should believe…
Biographical | Historical
As we celebrate the achievements of women this month, lets pause and consider how we might make a difference in the lives of young girls and women on our communities.
It’s said that from this spot a feeling of tranquility will snuff out all other feelings, making you feel at peace with God and the Universe.
Today is Presidents’ Day and it is an important time to revisit the history of this great country and contemplate the qualities of leadership.
Have you ever noticed the large wall decorations flanking the podium in the US House of Representatives? They’re called fasces; the word derives from the Latin word fascis, meaning bundle.
What do you do if you’re athletic and good-looking, talented enough to catch the public’s attention, and you’re engaged in a scandal serious enough to get you horsewhipped and thrown in a French jail? If you’re Theodore Géricault (pronounced Gericho) and you’ve impregnated the young hottie your uncle recently married, you lock yourself away in […]
What if I told you that ancient documents from 200 B.C.E. have been discovered placing a value on a shipload of this goop at the equivalent of eighty-five million dollars?
When I heard, today, that the Norwegian Nobel Committee had awarded the 2014 peace prize to Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India, I was thrilled.
William Howard Taft did not break a bathtub; he got stuck in one, and it took four men to get him out. They used a gallon of butter and the tub did not break.
Years ago I attended a three day seminar by noted illustrator/painter Marshall Arisman. Arisman had made a big splash in the world of illustration with work featured on the cover of Time Magazine, as well as other major publications at the time. Arisman’s work was unique in that his figures were grotesque yet impossible to […]