I will be out of town on my birthday in the pristine wilderness of the Lost Coast in Northern California. So I"m posting items now relative to my birth 50 years ago.I researched historical items in 1959 and of course and below is what I found on Wikipedia. It is not the inclusive list, but just … Continue reading 50 years ago….
The First Thanksgiving
From RENSE In memorium. Lest we forget. The First Thanksgiving From the Community Endeavor News, November, 1995, as reprinted in Healing Global Wounds, Fall, 1996 The first official Thanksgiving wasn't a festive gathering of Indians and Pilgrims, but rather a celebration of the massacre of 700 Pequot men, women and children, an anthropologist says. Due … Continue reading The First Thanksgiving
A Time Comes When Silence Is Betrayal
Click HERE to listen to this historic address, given one year before Dr. King's assassination (MP3). A Time Comes When Silence Is Betrayal Beyond Vietnam Address delivered by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Riverside Church, New York City 4 April 1967 Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentlemen, I need not pause to say how very delighted … Continue reading A Time Comes When Silence Is Betrayal
Some morning humor and history
A fellow Green recently hooked me up with Peace History - a service of peacebuttons.info. This morning, this cartoon by Gark Huck came across: Here is some selected info for this week on peace history. You can read more details and see photos on each event at the site. October 31, 1978 Thirty thousand Iranian … Continue reading Some morning humor and history