Thanksgiving, putting back the ‘Thanks’ into this Holiday

In the United States, fall marks a trifecta of holidays that snowball, picking up speed as they carry us,—often chaotically—from October through the New Year. The party starts with the distinctly non-religious (some would say pagan) celebration of Halloween; progresses to the spiritually inclusive embracing of gratitude that is Thanksgiving; and culminates in various religious observances ranging from Christmas to Hanukkah to Kwanza. Sadly, long before we reach Thanksgiving Day, we are already … [Read more...]

The BOSTON TEA PARTY – December 16, 1773

    The Boston Tea Party       December 16, 2010 As you well know, in 1773, colonists gathered to dump imported tea into the Boston Harbor to protest the British government’s oppressive tax system that allowed for no direct representation. At the Boston Tea Party, determined colonists stood against the expanding British authority and said no more!   The Boston Tea Party was a direct action by colonists in Boston, a town in the British colony of Massachusetts, against the British government and … [Read more...]

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