Wait For it or Go For it

Wait For it or Go For it

Let the song play while you read! I was fortunate to see Hamilton in Chicago, and the powerful music showed me a part of history I knew little about. My favorite song, “Wait For It”, is sung by the character, Aaron Burr, who eventually shoots Alexander...
Learning History through Nonfiction

Learning History through Nonfiction

I know very little history. If I land on a yellow triangle in Trivial Pursuit, I might as well forfeit. If the topic is history at trivia night, I eat potato chips and drink a beer. It’s fact. But that does not mean I don’t have the interest to learn and...
All I Want for Christmas

All I Want for Christmas

Christmas is my favorite time of year. I MUST watch the Albert Finney musical version of the Christmas Carol, Scrooge, while I wrap presents, and I turn on the twinkling lights and plug in my Christmas trees before I pour my first cup of coffee. Anticipation of Santa...

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