Last night was the first night of the Republican National Convention. There was quite the contrast from the Democratic National Convention. Visually it was amore appealing but what I noticed more than anything else: the RNC featured regular Americans like you and me, not the “entertainment” crowd.
In the ramp-up to the election, the United States Post Office (USPS) has been a strange object of debate. Numerous politicians and pundits (on all sides of the political spectrum) have claimed that the USPS is being politicized. That is a strange claim to me as an economic historian who has spent time studying the history of postal services. I say strange because the origins of the USPS are not to be found in high ideals but rather in the dirty world of politicking. As such, when one claims that the USPS is being politicized, one is highlighting its very nature.
Frederick County Maryland August 2020 virtual senior 50+ calendar.
What do you fix for dinner when you have run out of ideas and nothing sounds appetizing? The other day I threw something together and hoped for the best. I must admit, I thought it was pretty tasty. I’m calling it Deconstructed Enchiladas. Give it a try and let us know in the comments.
August 18 marks 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. President Donald Trump, in a surprise move, pardoned the Women’s Suffrage movement’s Susan Brownell Anthony, to mark this century anniversary. Anthony’s crime? She dared to vote.
My angst began with the cavalier way sex education appears to be taught in our local classrooms. Disappointment became a companion to angst at the thought of how little respect Frederick County Public Schools looks to have for our daughters.
In November of 2019 a parent voiced her concerns to me over a Frederick County Public Schools, 8th grade lesson on sex that involved a youth sized wooden penis prop. In light of recent events happening in our schools I am no longer comfortable waiting to share this information with the public. Parents need information in order to look out for the best interests of their children.
This year Preparing for the 4th of July will be different from any other in history, for the resistance is gonna try and rock our world!
Here’s a BBQ sauce I concocted for the upcoming grilling events. I’m curious to hear what readers think. Is it too sweet? Right on target? Ways to improve? Let us know in the comments section!
I don't know how many of you engage in social media but up until recently I only used Facebook to post family pictures and trivial things like that. Then the pandemic started and everything changed.