We Put the Turkey in Turkey Day

We Put the Turkey in Turkey Day

In America, Thanksgiving is all about the turkey. And, rightfully so. I mean, who doesn’t love a moist, great tasting turkey. However, there’s no certainty that the turkey being served on Thanksgiving started with the pilgrims. Let’s look at what their meal might have...
History of Thanksgiving

History of Thanksgiving

As society so often does, the history behind the first Thanksgiving has been romanticized to the point that it seems more like a Hollywood motion picture than the history of a nation. In truth, there wasn’t anything pretty about it, nor the events which caused it to...
What was life really like in the 1800s?

What was life really like in the 1800s?

We’ve all said it, or at least thought it at some point, that we would have liked to have been born in the early years of this country, when life was simple. I know I’ve often thought about life in the 1800s, especially as I walk through an old homestead cabin. So,...