Dear Crabby, Why Do We Celebrate Columbus Day?

Dear Crabby, I received an ‘urgent’ call from my daughter the other day saying my husband and I have to come to our granddaughter’s Christopher Columbus school play. Now I know Columbus discovered America, and that’s great, but since when did he warrant having an afternoon dedicated to children singing and reciting in his honor? And the more I think about it I wonder, just why do we celebrate Columbus Day anyway? Thanks! Patriotically Confused Dear Patriotically Confused, I think … [Read more...]