Hero Tales

Hero Tales is one of the best books on American history ever written and has been in and out of print for most of the last century.  But no more.  T…

Childermas

Often called Childermas, this day on the Christian calendar has traditionally been celebrated as the Feast of the Holy Innocents.  It is a day that…

Word Play: Humbug

Humbug is an old word of indeterminate etymology meaning “spectacle” or “hoax” or “jest,” often referring to some unjustified reputation or publicity. Of course, the…