Our current war in Afghanistan is now over nine and a half years old...the longest war in American history. Many tales of heroism and sacrifice have come out of our wars, but here is a tale of a man in another war that staggers the mind.
Are you hungry for spring to get here? If you join us at the Camden Point Branch on Saturday, February 26, you will go home with a little bit of spring’s possibilities in your hands.
The program, Wildflower Seedballs, will be presented at 2:00 p.m. by Larry O’Donnell from the Little Blue River Watershed Coalition. We will learn about native plants and how they help the land. Each participant will make a wildflower seedball to take home and plant in the garden.
As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches, we’re constantly reminded that being single can be the pits – and I can personally confirm that with a resounding "AFFIRMATIVE"! But as a single woman wandering around Kansas City looking for love, I have learned one thing … even worse than being single are those you end up finding to date.
Black History Month is a time to celebrate the contributions African Americans have made to our country’s culture. We should take this opportunity to recognize the importance of Black History and the difference black American heroes have made in our thinking and in the way we treat our fellow man. In the defining of our diversity, let us strive to be a bridge between those differences. Let us always remember Coretta Scott King’s statement, "Hate is too great a burden to bear.
They can strike without warning and in completely unrelated situations. All it takes is one little trigger, maybe just a single word to set them off. That annoying little thing known as earworms – and they can be almost as hard as the hiccups to get rid of.
Picking up the Fall 2009 issue of American Legacy: the Magazine of African-American History and Culture, I found several articles of particular interest. From recent history, "Muhammad Ali’s Louisville" -- to "Journal on Jars," an article researching the history of an enslaved man’s ability to write poetry on the clay jars he made for his master, this magazine truly broadened my horizons.
If you are like me and every other person out there, there is too much to do and not enough time to do it. So, how do you stay on top of everything? I am a list person. However, between work, family, kids, the dog, the house, and everything else that crops up, my to-do lists are sometimes out of control. I think I have found the answer, or at least my answer to the never ending chore list.