Americans celebrate Memorial Day with barbeques and bargain sales. Yet often our beach umbrellas overshadow what the holiday means. By looking back at why it was created, we can gain a better appreciation of how – and why – we should observe it today.
Tomorrow, April 20, is National Lima Bean Day. Although this is an old holiday that may have roots in an 18th-century English fairy tale, it remains so obscure some readers do not know what they’ve been missing.