December 27, 2012 RSS feed / Columns

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

142 Years Ago Jan. 1, 1870

LAST night, as the last stroke of the midnight hour died upon the ear, 1869, Old and decrepit with age, sank into the grave of the Past, and young 1870, bright and blooming with youth, was born. More...

Word of the Week

sol•stice

The time of year when the sun is farthest north of the equator or farthest south of the equator More...

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Weekly Quotation

“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.” ~Erma Bombeck