Duels Can Be Funny

Duels were a common practice among the upper class throughout history, from the Medieval period up until the 20th century.  At first, they were fought with rapiers or swords then later fought with specialized dueling pistols. Most duels, if not all, were the result of a perceived affront to the honor of a gentleman.  When one party felt dishonored, he…

Happy Supreme Sacrifice Day!

Supreme Sacrifice Day recognizes the ultimate sacrifice made by some for the good of others. History is filled with examples of  people who offered the supreme sacrifice for other people. We offer these examples: Jesus Christ gave the supreme sacrifice when he died on the cross for us. Soldiers in battle gave their lives to protect our freedom, our way…

Homeless Hot Spots

A marketing company called BBH Labs  engaged in an experimental program aimed at bringing attention to and helping the homeless.  They turned the homeless into 4G hotspots. Yes, you read that right. 4G hotspots.  BBH Labs gave some homeless folks a transponder and a t-shirt. The t-shirt declared the name of the homeless person and the fact that they were…

We’re Baaaack!

Drum roll please! Cue trumpets! Ladies and gentlemen, girls and boys, cats and dogs, I am pleased to announce the grand re-launch of The Blog of Teresa. After more than a month of redecorating and all that goes with it, a month of making decisions about color, design, placement, wallpaper, drapery and accessories the blog is ready for you perusal….

National Handwriting Day

In this day of electronic communication, the art of handwriting has gone by the wayside. Or has it? Nope. It is actually on the rise again. “With the popularity of scrapbooking, cardmaking and other paper crafts, we are seeing more Americans returning to pens and pencils for the warmth and personal touch they lend to any document,” Baker explained. “People enjoy…