A Brief History On November 13, 2019, we celebrate “Lucky 13” by telling the history of the card game, Poker, a game that enjoys widespread popularity and comes in so many forms it would be difficult to explain all the different games.  In 1937, R. F. Foster wrote: “the game of poker, as first played in the United States, five cards to each player from a twenty-card pack, is undoubtedly the Persian game of As-Nas.”  Ah, but more recent historians, including David Parlett, that study the origins of poker have concluded that Mr. Foster was wrong!  They claim poker evolved…

A Brief History From 1941 to 1945, The Holocaust was one of the most horrific events in history and definitely the MOST horrific event in Jewish history; however, despite how well known the event is, many people simply do not understand it, and thus misconceptions arise.  It is not malevolence on anyone’s part; it is merely apathy from hearing about it all the time since middle school. It is understandable; however, it is no excuse for ignorance. If not for the sake of learning in and of itself, then learn so that those who would wish to manipulate the narrative…

A Brief History In 2000, medical cannabis initiatives were passed in the states of Colorado and Nevada.  By 2016, legalization of medical cannabis had spread to a majority of states.  In 2018, medical cannabis was legalized by a ballot measure in Oklahoma.  Today, Oklahoma is a state with one of the friendliest laws on medical marijuana usage. 57% of Oklahoma voters agreed, through the State Question 88 (SQ 88), on the legalization of medical marijuana with a doctor’s recommendation. The Oklahoma medical marijuana program already has 200,000 patients under its wing. The state now belongs to the top spot among…

A Brief History From around 30,000 years ago, people began constructing and carving their own furniture, using wood, stone and animal bones.  Today, choosing the right kind of furniture for any room in the house is difficult enough, but it becomes harder when it comes to selecting the right ones for the living room. After all, this is the room where you will be welcoming the guests, and also spend a relaxing time with your family. Thus, there can be no compromise on the look or the comfort factor, but the problem arises due to the fact that nowadays there…

A Brief History In 2019, when it comes to selling a property, we all aim for the same two things. The first is to have the house sold as quickly as possible – or at the least in perfect time with when we want to move. The second is, without a doubt, for it to sell as closest to the highest market value as possible. Unfortunately, both of these things can seem like a bit of a stab in the dark at times, as we are ultimately left at the mercy of how well the property market is doing at…

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