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Entries by Kate Kelly from 04/2010

Here's Why Stamps Are a National Treasure

| Posted 04.06.2010 | Politics

As we increasingly communicate by e-mail, we are losing something special that we take for granted--these delightful pieces of miniature artwork that commemorate our American heritage.

During the Civil War, Some Heroes Had Hooves

| Posted 04.13.2010 | Politics

At the start of the war, the North had about 3.4 million horses; the Confederacy had about 1.7 million. They were the lifeblood of both sides' war effort.

Movies: Today the 3-D Experience is a Draw; Yesterday's Audiences Also Came for an "Experience"

| Posted 04.20.2010 | Politics

Hollywood is enjoying a resurgence in movie audiences. Box offices receipts for 2009, partly led by the allure of the 3-D experience, hit an all-time ...

Preservation of a 260-Year-Old Stove and Why It Matters

| Posted 04.27.2010 | Politics

Earlier this month on my trip to Frederick, Maryland, the tourism board had organized wonderful days for me. Among the sites they planned for me to v...