Daylight Savings Time

With yesterday's time change, I thought today would be an appropriate opportunity to discuss some of the lesser known worldwide historical rationals behind Daylight Savings Time. In the year 1895, a New Zealand entomologist, by the name George Hudson, proposed a modern daylight savings idea, with a two-hour time change.[1] His proposal was based on the idea that he would have more daylight to search for insects after work.[2] In 1902, a British man named William Willet, was

Happy International Women's Day

International Women's Day (IWD), a worldwide holiday, annually celebrated March 8, has its earliest origins reaching back to February 28, 1909, when there was what has been recorded as a 'National Women's Day" celebrated in New York City. (New Yorkers alway do it first).[1] Poster from a 1975 Women's Day march in London.[2] International Women's Day is celebrated..."to commemorate the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women. It is also a focal point in t


Genealogy is so very many things, especially to different people. However, for those who may just beginning their journey or are curious to learn more about this field, I will provide the definitions as given by Merriam-Webster: "1 : an account of the descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or from older forms. 2 : regular descent of a person, family, or group of organisms from a progenitor (see progenitor sense 1) or older form : pedigree. 3 : the study of