“Celebrating” Memorial Day…

Today is Memorial Day in the United States. For those readers who aren’t in or from the US, I realize you may also honor the memory of those lost in military service, some today, some on other days. According to Wikipedia, “Decoration Day“, or in modern times, “Memorial Day” has controversial origins. Some say Memorial…

Happy Mother’s Day! And Eggs Florentine for Brunch!

Here in the US, today is Mother’s Day. From Wikipedia…Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.” Couldn’t agree more. The tradition began in the early 20th century, and was never intended to become anywhere near as commercialized as…