HOOT N’ HOLLER

A surprise awaits you at the end of the blog. Square dancing . . . do you know how to square dance? The name comes from what my son says is four couples arranged in a square. I learned how to do this kind of dancing when in high school. It has become familiar to me...
In the 19th Century… Women’s Suffrage

In the 19th Century… Women’s Suffrage

It began around 1840 here in the USA. Women’s suffrage. That’s the same year of Ireland’s potato famine. Women had their own famine, lack of freedom, poor job situations, lack of education for children who had to work to help their families. Working...
Why Tennis Matters

Why Tennis Matters

Tom and I love tennis so much that we were willing to get up at 3:30 in the morning to watch this year’s Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. There’s a sixteen-hour time difference between Melbourne and Connecticut. The afternoon matches...

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