Category Archives: History

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day is a United States Federal Holiday observed on the third Monday of every January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an American civil rights leader. He is most well-known for … Continue reading

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Foo Dogs

Foo DOGs are NOT Dogs. They are actually Lions! They originated in China:  shi, meaning lion or shishi … stone lion.  In colloquial English they are known as lion dogs. Resembling the Chow-Chow and Shih Tzu led them to be … Continue reading

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Very Loyal Dog

“Dorothy taught us that all a girls really needs is a nice pair of shoes and a very loyal dog” ― refers to Dorothy in the movie, Wizard of Oz, who wore red shoes and was accompanied by her very … Continue reading

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The Damned Human Race

Two excerpts from: The Damned Human Race by Mark Twain “Cats are loose in their morals, but not consciously so. Man, in his descent from the cat, has brought the cat’s looseness with him but has left the unconsciousness behind–the saving grace which excuses … Continue reading

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