Welcome to Awakenings

Life IS history in the making. Every word we say, everything we do becomes history the moment it is said or done. Life void of memories leaves nothing but emptiness. For those who might consider history boring, think again: It is who we are, what we do and why we are here. We are certainly individuals in our thoughts and deeds but we all germinated from seeds planted long, long ago.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

What's Happenin' on September 21?

Posted in 2014 but NO matter...same date, different year! Get ready, get set, step back in time, enjoy a cookie and listen to the mood-altering music!

Start with This Day in History: September 21, 1780

When someone refers to a person as a 'Benedict Arnold', that individual is definitely NOT receiving a compliment. The connotation by which this reference is targeting goes back to the year 1780, that's 234 years (235 now that we are in the year 2015)! In other words, the time is during the Revolutionary War only four years after America became an independent nation. The intended outcome: money and high position. Read MORE...

September 21 is...

National Pecan Cookie Day

    The fruit of the pecan tree - pecan nuts - have a rich, buttery flavor that makes them a fine ingredient in baking as we all know. Did you know that a handful of pecans a day has been know to help reduce cholesterol? Not bad, for a nut!  Read MORE...

yum, yum, yum . . . yummy!


Today in Music History: September 21


The impact of music never wanes. Melodies and harmonies move up and down, in and out, all around the body and mind wavering within our emotional being. This song we love, that song we hate. Another one ignites our energy, while yet another stills the heart. Each carries with it ties that bind the past, present and future with the ability to alter our moods at any moment. Read MORE...but mainly LISTEN TO THE MOOD-ALTERING MUSIC!

Put these on your calendar!