On Columbus Day, We’re Honoring a Lie

I’m not that old, but I do recall in my elementary school social studies classes being taught that Christopher Columbus discovered America, and that he was a great pioneer and visionary.  Which might be true on some levels.  Who’s to say we would be where we are now as one of these strongest nations to […]

Daughter Dearest, We Do Not Celebrate Columbus Day in this Home

There is no easy way to introduce one’s child to the harsh reality of life on our Little Blue Planet.  It sure would be nice if my daughter, who is about to turn six, could spend the rest of her life in an imaginary world of fairies, secret gardens and princess kingdoms.  I would like […]

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