Un-Schooler. It is a term that some will shudder at, yet others will embrace. Before you draw a conclusion, lets discuss the term and what it entails. Bear with me – it is something that I am trying out this year, so I will do my best to not ramble to much! Through some of […]

Happy Birthday to the United States Marines!

November 10, 2017 marks the 242 birthday of the United States Marine Corps! They were established first on 10 November 1776, as the Continental Marines. Their creation stemmed from a need to keep the newly formed Navy safe. The Marines were on-board security, as well as being able to  From the beginning of their history, […]

A History of Oktoberfest

Fun Oktoberfest History Facts The History of October-fest aka Oktoberfest began with, Kronprinz Ludwig (1786–1868), later King Ludwig I (reign: 1825–1848), married Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen on 12 October 1810. The citizens of Munich were invited to attend the festivities held on the fields in front of the city gates to celebrate the royal event. The […]

Celebrate Banned Book Week!

Ya’ll know that I love a good book, in any way shape or form. I am not a total book snob, although the smell of a old book is something to be enjoyed (yes I have been known to sniff the occasional book). E-reader, on my phone, audio book.. the list goes on and on. […]