Grosgrain- a common word in the crafting world has ties to rum, the British Navy, and the father of America. What could tie crafting, history, and booze together? Read more to find out!
Solving a mystery that started with learning the French word for “bear,” l’ours. A change in terminology resulted from a religious, rather than a simple hunter’s, taboo on animal names, similar to the wizarding world’s taboo on the name Lord Voldemort.
Yes folks, here it is – another post referencing a Disney classic, the illustrious Robin Hood. Oo-de-lally! I haven’t seen this movie in years, and as a child I never paid much attention to Little John’s question, “Are we good guys or bad guys? You know, I mean the ‘our robbing the rich to feed the poor’.”
If you haven’t seen it already, check out this video of Lieutenant General David Morrison, Chief of the Australian Army, addressing the degradation of women. I wish the armies of the world were filled with leaders willing to take such a stand!
The word harvest may not mean what you think it means. In this article I explore the word’s origins and then apply the meaning to Rep. Scott Rigell’s recent announcement regarding permitting drilling for oil off the coast of Virginia. I do not think it is fair to the word harvest to use it in such a context. I believe other words are more appropriate and promote a stance that views our energy needs in terms of harnessing rather than owning.
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America is founded on the ideas of equal opportunity and the self-made man. The “Robin Hood” character, and the values … More