Dear Neighbors: I’m sorry I invaded your bedroom

You were snuggled in your bed with your significant other. Enjoying the coolness of this autumn night. Enjoying sweet sleep.  But then at 2 am, my car anti-theft alarm began screaming. They should call it “useless anti-sleep alarm” as no one was trying to steal my car. Perhaps an acorn fell from the oak tree … More Dear Neighbors: I’m sorry I invaded your bedroom

17 things people don’t know about Slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction in the USA

I “knew” that Lincoln freed the slaves. These freed people were given rights as citizens by the 14th Amendment to the Constitution, and the right to vote by the 15th Amendment. Neat and clean, right? So why are there still problems 100-and-some-odd years later? I decided to do some research. This is not an exhaustive … More 17 things people don’t know about Slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction in the USA