Tag Archives: Holidays

Patriotic And Proud

We may pay tribute to the Red, White, and Blue several times throughout the year—Memorial Day, Flag Day, Veteran’s Day—but the anniversary of our country’s founding is a prime opportunity to wax nostalgic about the things that made our country exceptional. Indeed, Independence Day is the holiday we Americans associate most strongly with our heritage […]

No-Pressure New Year | HSLDA Blog

No-Pressure New Year

Don’t you love a brand-new year and brand-new goals? You don’t? Whew. Me neither. I’m not actually one who thrives on beginnings. I like the deep middle part where I can immerse myself in the process. Doesn’t the lure of new goals and accomplishments inspire you? It doesn’t? I know how you feel. Constantly pushing […]

Making Merry Memories

I’ve noticed that my sense of adventure—possibly mirroring the seasons—tends to go in cycles. The pattern plays out something like this: *** We are bored. We have nothing on the calendar to look forward to, and our lives are dragging. We are afflicted with a rank case of cabin fever from being stuck with the […]