Colorado’s state motto is Latin. What does it mean? It depends upon who you ask. Most say Nothing Without Providence, while others claim Nothing Without God. There is evidence that those who chose the motto meant Nothing Without the Deity, a general translation without a reference to a particular god. Now that could be a reference to Colorado’s Garden of the Gods with its beauty beyond compare.Continue reading “Nil Sine Numine”
It’s that day again, National Colorado Day. Comes around every year on April 12. This year it just happens to take a back seat to Easter. Still, I did not want to overlook the 38th state of the Union.
Did you know that in addition to being a whole slue of National This and That Day, today is also National Colorado Day? I think it’s great for every state in the union to have their own “National” Day. It would be a great teaching tool. When Kiddo was a wee kid, he was both home-schooled and publicly schooled. I believe that every day presents an opportunity to educate our children.