Tag Archives: special days in November


Religious freedom was not the only, or even the main reason, America’s pilgrim fathers wanted to go to the New World. https://tinyurl.com/yyf8mohd


And this year also remember the soldiers/civilian fighters who have fallen in Ukraine and other places around the world where wars still rage.



For some nostalgic pictures from the Digital Public Library of America, visit: http://dp.la/search?&q=thanksgiving&type%5B%5D=image&utf8=%E2%9C%93


To access the full rhyme go to: https://allnurseryrhymes.com/the-fifth-of-november/


The first American Thanksgiving took place in the autumn of 1621, but it was not permanently established as a National holiday until 1941. For some interesting Thanksgiving facts, check out: http://www.history.com/topics/thanksgiving/videos#bet-you-didnt-know-thanksgiving.  


“You are young … time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions.” – Plato Plato was right. When I was a teen-ager (and knew everything) I wore a peace medal to protest what was happening in Vietnam and thought Remembrance Day services simply “glorified war” at a time everyone should have focused on […]


* Authorized Reproduction, Rex May: http://baloocartoons.com/ “Please to remember the Fifth of November Gunpowder, treason, and plot.     I see no reason why gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot.” While chanting the above rhyme in England back in the ’60s, on and before what is also known as Bonfire Night, Fireworks Night, and Guy Fawkes Day, […]

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