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Posts from ‘May, 2010’

Deja Vu All Over Again

I apologize to Yogi Berra for the title of this post. I’ve been backing away from my former intense focus on events in this country lately, sickened by the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, among other things. I subscribe to a number of newsletters from various “liberal” sites and I have deleted all of […]

The History of Mother’s Day

Today is Mother’s Day, which has its origins in Grafton, West Virginia in 1858. There, Anna Reeves Jarvis organized a number of Mothers’ Work Day Clubs to improve health and sanitary issues in the towns of Webster, Grafton, Fetterman, Pruntytown, and Philippi. The clubs held fund-raisers to buy medicine for those who couldn’t afford it, […]