When I traveled to Munich I expected to see the beauty of Bavaria, touch the Berlin Wall, taste some awesome beers at the Hofbrauhaus, and gaze hourly as the famed Glockenspiel struck the hour – while drinking some more awesome beers. I did accomplish those things, but didn’t expect to find some other unusual sights […]Read More The devil’s footprint in Munich
Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, is traditionally a day for gluttony – eating, drinking, smoking and partying before giving up bad habits for Lent. This day of celebration has turned into many days of frivolity down in New Orleans, Rio and other cities that hold Mardi Gras festivals. Ways to celebrate Fat Tuesday […]Read More 10 good and bad ways to celebrate Fat Tuesday
Contrary to popular belief, the Salem witches were not burned at the stake Hanged and pressed to death. That was the fate of the women and men sentenced to death for the crime of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts. Between June and September 1692, 14 women and 5 men were hanged and 1 man was pressed […]Read More Salem witches not burned at the stake
I was tooling around the internet trying to figure out what to do with old palms from Palm Sundays past. My mother always kept them in vases, so for years there were scads of shriveled up palms around the house. All I could find online were forums of answers from people who explained what they […]Read More What should you do with old Easter palms?