We Hold These Truths

We Hold These Truths

JN Fenwick, author and former American History teacher On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The culmination of months of debate and revisions, formal adoption of the document was the official beginning of America’s fight for independence from Great Britain. Prior to this date, independence [...]

THE WILLFUL DESTRUCTION OF AMERICA

THE WILLFUL DESTRUCTION OF AMERICA

by JN Fenwick | Author and former U.S. History teacher | Feature Image by David Brickner| Shutterstock “The U.S. Constitution states that American citizens have the right to free speech and the right of the people to peaceful assembly and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. However, looting, destroying public and private [...]

I Wonder if They Know?

I Wonder if They Know?

JN Fenwick, former U.S. History teacher, author, and editor In the Eye of the Storm and In the Aftermath of the Storm All my life I’ve been a lover of history. When I was a girl, historical biographies were among my favorite books. I’d get lost in the past, but I learned as well. I [...]

10 Simple Things You Can Do While Quarantined

10 Simple Things You Can Do While Quarantined

by: JN Fenwick, author/editor | In the Eye of the Storm, In the Aftermath of the Storm, and Four Weeks Staying home can be kind of boring. But it’s necessary for our continued health and well-being. If we want to flatten the curve and see this virus diminish, it’s imperative. Yes, it goes against our [...]

Fifty + 3

Fifty + 3

JN Fenwick © 2020 | Author, Four Weeks | Editor, In the Eye of the Storm, In the Aftermath of the Storm Turning 50 seemed like such a surreal moment to me. How could I be 50 so quickly? I mean just yesterday I was 21, right?! It seemed that way to me! In fact, [...]

Grief: The Hardest Journey

Grief: The Hardest Journey

by Jennifer N. Fenwick January 17 marks three years since my best friend was taken. Three years since I last heard her voice, saw her smile. I've felt her absence in every day that has passed, and wished with all my heart I could spend just one more moment in her presence. Alisa with her [...]