Rosa Parks and Apple Pies

In Montgomery Alabama 67 years ago the average high temperature was about 58 degrees. Not exactly balmy weather, but not frigidly cold either. The overnight lows dropped to about 40 degrees that year. Interestingly enough, on the 3rd of December 1955 Montgomery reached a daytime high of a whopping 78 degrees.

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Rosa Parks and Wild Card Wednesday

On December 1, 1955, during a typical evening rush hour in Montgomery, Alabama, a small, unassuming woman took a seat on a city bus. She was black, and as the law dictated, she walked toward the back of the bus, finding a seat in the 11th row. She could not sit in the first 10 rows. Those were reserved for white riders only.

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Not Another Taco Tuesday

Today is the first day of December. That means National Pie Day and Eat a Red Apple Day. It’s also Rosa Parks Day. Before we get into all the ins and outs of today, let’s just stop a moment to honor Rosa Parks. If ever there were an example of dignified courage, it is Rosa Parks.

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