Dearest Reader, I hope this post finds you and your family well. I am writing to you today to remind you of one of the most enjoyable pastimes that has been lost, an unexpected victim of the inevitable onward march of technology: the art of letter writing. While I can’t pretend to be a master …
One of the best things about the internet is the power that it has to bring people together. Not only have services such as email and social media allowed friends and families to stay in touch, but they’ve also helped simplify the exchange of photos, videos and other memorabilia, both from the distant past and the immediate present.
One of the greatest joys of family is the sense of continuation from one generation to the next. This is never more apparent than during Family Reunions.
Labor Day is a classic holiday in the United States. Thought of as a wonderful time in September to share family cookouts, college football, and the end of summer, the origins of Labor Day are not well-known to most people. It began in a time when the U.S. was competing fiercely with England and other European countries to increase manufacturing, and honored the men and women that labored every day to put their nation on top of the world economically.
What if you could organize the ultimate fantasy football draft and include players not only active today but also players from your father or grandfather’s heyday? Would Johnny Unitas really beat Peyton Manning for total touchdown passes or would modern –era football and its faster, sleeker approach rule out in the end of the day. Who would you pick? Jim Brown or Adrian Peterson?