Memorial Day 2021

The hows and whys of our national holidays have maybe never have been as important as they are now. We must remember the significant events of the past as our history is challenged and in some cases, erased or rewritten by scheming individuals and organizations. Our collective identity is built on a foundation of courage, sacrifice and honor. Memorial Day […]

Celebrating Mothers

I was going to write about the hours that Moms spend caring for their families, like the 21,900 meals they cook in the 20-ish years of rearing each child. Or the 52,000 pieces of clothing and accoutrements they provide, launder and replace in a never-ending cycle. But instead, I decided to take an excerpt from my A Holiday Handbook and […]