Tag Archives: Abraham Lincoln

The Tyrants’ Apostolic Creed

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor Russian President Vladimir Putin has crossed the Rubicon with his illegal, predatory and brutal invasion of Ukraine. His vicious war is based partly on ill-conceived, debunked and short-lived lies about the victimization of Russian speakers in … Continue reading

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TCS: Connected By Love and A Leash

Good Morning! ______________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early riserson Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum,so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole inyour brainpan, feel free to add a comment. ______________________________ “I care not for … Continue reading

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TCS: In Their Own Words – Presidents Day 2021

 Good Morning! ______________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early riserson Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum,so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole inyour brainpan, feel free to add a comment. ______________________________ “Speech is power: speech … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: June 16, 2020

June 16th is National Fudge Day World Sea Turtle Day * International Day of the African Child * _______________________________ MORE! Geronimo, Eileen Atkins and Rudolf Nureyev, click

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ON THIS DAY: April 14, 2020

April 14th is Look Up at the Sky Day National Pecan Day National Dolphin Day Pan American Day * International Moment of Laughter Day * ____________________________________ MORE! Shamshad Begum, John Steinbeck and Sue Hill, click

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Word Cloud: DISINHERITED

Republished in honor of National Poetry Month by NONA BLYTH CLOUD In pursuit of poetic history for National Poetry Month, I’ve dipped into the dusty past to look at a poet who was once an international figure in literary circles, … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: March 10, 2020

March 10th is International Bagpipe Day * Harriet Tubman Day * Landline Telephone Day Mario (Mar.10) Day Pack Your Lunch Day U.S. Paper Money Day * Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day __________________________________________ MORE! Kate Sheppard, Hallie Brown and Harriet … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: March 9, 2020

March 9th is Crab Meat Day U.S. Meatball Day Get Over It Day * Urban Educator Day ____________________________________ MORE! Sue Lee, Graciela Olivarez and Emma Bonino, click

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ON THIS DAY: February 1, 2020

February 1st is Robinson Crusoe Day * Baked Alaska Day * Change Password Day * National Wear Red Day * National Freedom Day * National Get Up Day * Spunky Old Broads Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Leila Denmark, Langston Hughes and Leymah Gbowee, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Without Pilgrims

______________________________________________________ I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.  – Henry David Thoreau   ____________________________________________________ Thanksgiving – an American national holiday, where we celebrate the Pilgrims’ thanksgiving feast after the first harvest in their new … Continue reading

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