Archive | November, 2013

I don’t see the part about Black Friday

Around the same time as he was delivering the Gettysburg Address 150 years ago, Abraham Lincoln was leaving us another legacy – the Thanksgiving holiday. Nothing against those zany Puritans (who made the celebration of Christmas a crime punishable by a fine of 5 shillings) but they weren’t even the first to offer a thanksgiving […]

150 Years Ago Today…

While the news media today prefers to lead with the latest updates on malfunctioning government websites, I am opting to pause and reflect on a great and also humble moment in our nation’s history. May President Lincoln’s prayer be answered and fulfilled. Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent […]