Inflation 101 – The Federal Reserve System and What 1913 Means to You

Once upon a time in America, gold and silver were used as currency. There was also a lot of bartering: “I’ll trade you 2 loaves of bread for a chicken” type-stuff. It is difficult to carry around large quantities of gold or silver. So paper money was invented to be used as a substitute for … More Inflation 101 – The Federal Reserve System and What 1913 Means to You

Mom will be Unplugged Today, so I am filling in — Love Bailey

Mom is working on her blog about the Federal Reserve. She has been mumbling under her breath a lot. She is fact-checking and looking for pictures. And mumbling under her breath. A lot. What is the Creature from Jekyll Island, Mom? I never heard of that. It sounds scary! Don’t worry Mom! I’ll protect you! … More Mom will be Unplugged Today, so I am filling in — Love Bailey

Daily Prompt: Can we please take the deck of race cards off the table?

If I had all the time in the world to throw myself behind a cause, it would be to stop the race baiting being done in this country. I know things are not perfect, but there are advances and mistakes on both sides. For the record, yes, I am white. Let me tell you of … More Daily Prompt: Can we please take the deck of race cards off the table?

Saratoga Battle Field

“We fought the Bloody British in a town called…..” Saratoga. One of the most important battles of the American Revolution was fought on the Saratoga Battle ground.¬† Thanks to Teddy Roosevelt, this battle ground is a National Park, and hopefully will NEVER be messed with. I was there on the 3rd of July. I didn’t … More Saratoga Battle Field