HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

So, yesterday I turned 54. I have always liked my birthday because it commemorates a number of notable events in history. For example, Yuri Gargarin was launched into space on April 12, 1961. Fort Sumter was fired on this day in 1861 to begin the American Civil War,...

April Fools!

As we know, today is April Fool’s Day. The first recorded April Fool’s Day was in 1392, and is found in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, and in keeping with the tradition begun over 600 years ago here is a bit of humor:”What do you do with a sick...