Fun and Cool

L'shanah Tovah!

It’s Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.  Unlike the western new year celebration, the Hebrew new year is somewhat more solemn, although both feature (at least a little) introspection and resolutions for living a better life in the coming year. Rosh Hashanah means “the head (or first) of the year.” It’s a traditional term, not … Read more

A Non-Traditional Rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" That Totally Rocks

I’m not a fan of non-traditional renditions of our national anthem. They’re usually cringe-worthy, often disrespectful, and turn a song that should be sung by everyone into a solo performance. This one’s different, though. In 2012, rock band Madison Rising teamed up with the National Anthem Celebration Foundation to heighten public awareness of the history and … Read more