Author Archives: Meg Thompson
Wednesday, November 27 marked another year in which a turkey received a Presidential pardon, this time from President Obama. The 2013 turkeys (there are always two nowadays–one is an alternate in case something happens to the first) are from Michigan, … Continue reading
November 1 is Day of the Dead, All Saints Day, All Hallows, Dia de los Muertos–call it what you will, this may be the only time the South rises again! I love this image!
The parks are all closed and you are at your wit’s end trying to figure out what to do. You have watched Gettysburg about as many times as anyone could possible stomach and . . . stomach? Have I got … Continue reading
The national park closures have turned out to be great for the state park systems. I live in California, and our local news featured several interesting events at our state parks themed for Hallowe’en. California is a big place, and … Continue reading
Tuesday, July 16, is the All-Star Game for Major League Baseball 2013. It is always an exciting event, full of excellent players, good baseball (mostly) and a nice sense of humor. The game itself is known as the “National Pastime.” … Continue reading