I love this Norman Rockwell image. Many consider it to be the quintessential Thanksgiving image. Did you know it was inspired by a State of the Union address given by President Franklin D. Roosevelt? In January, 1941, President Roosevelt delivered his State of the Union address which is often … [Read more...]
History is Elementary
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When I was a little girl my mother always shopped for the weeks groceries at the same location – the Kroger grocery store located in the Jamestown Shopping Center in College Park, Georgia. Mother was a slow and methodical shopper and inevitably she’d see someone she knew and would stand in the … [Read more...]
It seems these days everyone has a forum or two to make their opinions known on every subject possible. We can post to Facebook or Twitter. We can have our own blog or self-publish our own books. We can text, we can make regular comments online at various sites, and we can call in to various … [Read more...]
The beaches along the Florida and Alabama Gulf coast are lovingly referred to as the Redneck Riviera. It's true - you see more cars with Georgia tags in Panama City Beach that you do on an Atlanta interstate. I'm here this week with the Mister and our grown children for beach time and all that … [Read more...]