Archive for November, 2011


When Black Friday Comes

Black Friday has evolved in the United States to mean an early morning of shopping on the day after Thanksgiving.  It is not a recent pastime, as some people think; it has been associated with the fourth Friday in November for at least 40 years.  There was always a myth that this pseudo-holiday has been […]

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING (1863)

Well, the day is finally here!  I hope you have a wonderful and joyous time as you hopefully spend this time with your family.  Here is the third and final proclamation for your edification. Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation. The year that is drawing towards its […]

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Happy Thanksgiving (1789)

Thanksgiving Eve is today.  Please watch that heavy traffic in the evening, and drive safely as you head home to enjoy (hopefully) a four day weekend!  Please enjoy this second proclamation in the trilogy! George Washington’s 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to […]

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING (1676)

Time for my annual devotion in honor of Thanksgiving week. For the next few days, I just wanted to share three official Thanksgiving proclamations, and certainly the best.  They are treasured pieces of our American history, so invite you to take a moment to give thanks for our great country.  And then go forth and […]

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