Remembering Black History Month

February is the birthday month for many famous people including four Presidents (George Washington, William Harrison, Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan).  February is also Black History Month, an annual observance in the United States honoring African-Americans.   What began as Negro History Week, in 1926 by Historian Garter G. Woodsen, evolved into Black History Month. In 1976, under the presidency of Jimmy Carter, Negro History Week was expanded … Continue reading Remembering Black History Month

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February: Not Just the Shortest Month of the Year

 A lot of great things happen in the month of February, even though it is the shortest month of the year. Although this is not a Leap Year, when we think of February that thought often does come to mind. A few other notable events that occur this month are Black History Month, Valentines Day, the beginning of Lent, Presidents Day, and American Heart Month. … Continue reading February: Not Just the Shortest Month of the Year

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Tourism and Religious Architecture

As the Lenten season approaches I often think of various cultures and their religion, including their house of worship; be it a Church, a Synagogue, a Temple, or simply under the stars.   

Imagine being able to travel and experience the beauty and diversity of many of these structures and buildings.  It would be like turning the pages of a great many history books.  The architectural wonders would certainly be worth the trip alone.

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Food For Thought

Every trip should include a glimpse into the cuisine that is part of the area visited.  Thus, this post will feature a few recipes and referral’s to some great websites for those foodies out there that might want to whet their appetite with something new from a culture other than their own.

Are you a vegetarian or a Vegan? 

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500 Miles of Excitement and More

Since 1959, fans have gone along on the wild 500 mile ride during The Daytona 500!  No matter if you are sitting in the stands, in the middle of the infield, or glued to your TV set, if you are a NASCAR fan, the month of February signals kick off for a year of car racing competition. For many, The Daytona 500 is considered the … Continue reading 500 Miles of Excitement and More

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