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.
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.
America is founded on the ideas of equal opportunity and the self-made man. The “Robin Hood” character, and the values … More
After I emailed my letter concerning campus safety to the office of President Broderick I received a fairly standard email … More
The President of Old Dominion University sent out the following email to the ODU community: Dear ODU Community: Yesterday, two … More