Tagged with history

Of Thee I Sing

Did you know that President Barack Obama authored a children’s book? Titled Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters, the book is “a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation.”  Featuring beautiful illustrations by Loren Long, Of Thee I Sing reminds us that unity and diversity … Continue reading

Not Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum

On Friday I visited a wax museum.  I saw Christopher Columbus and Helen Keller, Michael Jackson and Princess Diana, to name a few famous figures.  And they were anything but rigid.  Or waxy, for that matter.  In fact, the figures in this wax museum were so lifelike, they would have put Madame Tussaud to shame.  … Continue reading

World Travel

One of the greatest freedoms we have is the ability to travel the world.  Whether we explore destinations near or far, we can push our limits and expand our horizons.  From the moment we learn to crawl, we discover that we have the strength in our bodies and the power of our minds to choose … Continue reading