Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1789

*ahem* Could I have a moment of your attention before you disappear into a blizzard of parades/football games/cooking/eating/otherwise celebrating Thanksgiving? By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his

RIP, Leonard Cohen

For more about that “part of our journey,” click on over to these… This really was the “Hallelujah” TV cover that started it all. In 2008, when Castro performed a vulnerable acoustic version on Idol’s top 16 week, judge Simon Cowell noted that the late Jeff Buckley’s 1994 rendition was one of his favorite recordings