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A German princess introduced England to Christmas trees

When a young German princess by the name of Charlotte left Mecklenburg-Strelitz in 1761 and came to England to marry King George, she brought with her many of the customs that she had practiced as a child, including the setting up of a yew branch in the house at Christmas. But as England’s new monarch, Queen [...]

December 7th, 2017|Art, Creative|

Even after Tower turned off, John’s genius shines on

For several weeks now, I’ve been collecting heartfelt wishes. In fact, you may recall that I brought back hundreds of them from my trip to Merrillville, Indiana. During the talk I gave to the student body of Merrillville High School on Leoma Lovegrove Day, I handed out hundreds of hand-painted paper hearts and invited the students and faculty [...]

December 5th, 2017|Art, Creative|