International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On January 27, 2006, the United Nations Department of Public Information held the first universal observance of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day at United Nations Headquarters. Here's some info about the day from Wikipedia: International Holocaust Remembrance Day is meant to commemorate the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World War. It commemorates the genocide that resulted in … Continue reading International Holocaust Remembrance Day

“I teach them not to piss on their hands.”

That's one of the memorable lines from the book, Educated, which I just finished reading. Here's a brief summary of the book from the author's (Tara Westover) website: Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of … Continue reading “I teach them not to piss on their hands.”