May all of us strive to rise to follow that model in the coming days, months, and years. After all, the current division and divisiveness in our country is not useful, it is not productive.
The tiny town of Fredericksburg certainly knows how to display its charming German heritage.
It's almost 1 a.m. on a Thursday night in March and Sally Struthers has us all in stitches. She's midway through an eight week stint in the musical 9 To 5 at the Riverside Center Dinner Theater in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and if this evening is any indication,
I was shocked when I learned that during the Civil War, over 200 women served as soldiers all while disguised as men. From the moment I learned of them, I have admired those women immensely. But once I gave birth to my son in 2011, I was struck by overwhelming respect and amazement for the six documented women who did all that and did it while pregnant.
There have been art history majors who have visited Gari Melchers 18th century home and studio, who have admittedly never heard of him. For an artist whose paintings are in museum collections worldwide, it's hard to believe Melchers isn't a household name.
Seven Score and Ten Years Ago, Louisa May Alcott brought forth a collection of letters conceived in her relatively brief service as a volunteer nurse, and dedicated to the proposition that not all military hospitals were created equal.
But she is wary of companies and their fleeting support. When Capital One, the country's eighth-largest bank, moved its call