Tag: history

  • A Sad Tribute to Paul Laurence Dunbar

    Last weekend my husband and I visited the Paul Laurence Dunbar House here in Dayton, Ohio. Being a poet myself I have wanted to check out the historical site for a while. When we arrived, I was happy to see quite a few others there, including several kids. I noticed that we were the only […]

  • Is America spoiled and lazy?

    Today our family visited an ancient Native American village and archaeological site.  Even though our 12-year-old foster son complained the whole time because he wanted to go home and sit in front of a tv or computer screen, my husband and I had a good time. While we were there, it really hit home how […]

  • Catching up on my fairy tales

    The Tortoise and the Hare, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Elves and the Shoemaker, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Ugly Duckling…how long has it been since you thought about these classic stories? These gems from childhood bring back so many fond memories for me.  For instance, I remember […]