Origin and History: Easter

Happy Easter. I grew up knowing Easter as a Christian celebration as the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This is the day I celebrate, but, as an adult, I found out the roots of the holiday. According to History.com, although most websites state the same thing, it was once a pagan holiday to celebrate the goddess of … Continue reading Origin and History: Easter

Origin and History: Cesar Chavez Day 3/31/15

Yesterday was Cesar Chavez Day in the USA and I completely forgot to publish my draft. Cesar Chavez day is especially important to me as I have family members that have worked in field picking crops. Let me just tell you, it is intense work. I remember my grandmother telling me stories of having to … Continue reading Origin and History: Cesar Chavez Day 3/31/15

Quote of the day: 3/30/15

"By the time our kids are born, the fire is already lit. All we are doing as parents is helping them find the kindling." ~ The Silent History by Horowitz, Derby and Moffett I quote this as I celebrate my son's 1st birthday. He turns one today! Happy Birthday, Noah! The Silent History brings to … Continue reading Quote of the day: 3/30/15

Quote of the day: 3/25/15

"A pregnant pause, is that the expression? Something taking shape in the spaces between words, something growing there, waiting to take on a life of its own."~The Silent History by Kevin Moffett, Eli Horowitz and Matt Derby Have you ever noticed that the silence between each phrase, expression and context is far greater than the … Continue reading Quote of the day: 3/25/15

Quote of the day: 3/20/15

"Let the unknown be unknown. The things we need will reveal themselves in time." The Silent History by Kevin Moffett, Eli Horowitz and Matt Derby How many times have we forced the unknown to be known? We seem to be an impatient society that needs answers now. We want everything right now, this instant. We … Continue reading Quote of the day: 3/20/15

Quote of the day: 3/19/15

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. ~Confucius I love this quote and I needed such wisdom as I am coming to a close on my Experimental Fiction course. Today, I have a presentation and although I am often confident with public speaking, I have not when having to … Continue reading Quote of the day: 3/19/15