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

WHAT IS GENEALOGY? Part One

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