Category Archives: History

Gratitude Sunday: Veteran’s Day: Remember The Ladies

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “I spent 22 years in the Navy, and sacrificed numerous holidays and birthdays so every American can hold tight to his own beliefs and to be able to speak his mind…even if … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Dragons, Death, Dust

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “No dragon can resist the fascination of riddling talk and of wasting time trying to understand it.” J.R.R. Tolkien from The Hobbit or There and Back Again Sunday Haiku Yellow sun blue … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Beware The Time Of Change

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “You will never find anyone who can give you a clear and compelling reason why we observe Daylight Saving Time.” Dave Barry Sunday Haiku Wind shakes branches, mock zombie tree walkers, ghoulish, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Forest For The Trees

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity… and … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Mathmagical Birthdays

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.” Eleanor Roosevelt Sunday Haiku Raindrops … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Healthful Addictions

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Addiction isn’t about substance – you aren’t addicted to the substance, you are addicted to the alteration of mood that the substance brings.” Susan Cheever Sunday Haiku Cold sun today gone tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Nag, Nag, Nag

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito.” Anita Roddick Sunday Haiku First nip of crisp air, chrysanthemums bloom fiercely against autumn’s threats. … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: The United States Of America Is A Lie

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable.” Simone de Beauvoir Sunday Haiku August memories, frivolous grasshopper days, warm campfire evenings. Sunday Musings The United States of America … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: What’s The Difference?

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” Mahatma Gandhi Sunday Haiku Japanese pine, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: The Queen’s New Bed: Part Deux

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine … Continue reading

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