Why are Carols Only for Christmas?

Why are Carols Only for Christmas? Nobody goes Easter caroling or Halloween caroling. We don’t sing carols around the piano bar. Is it just the alliteration that makes carols a Christmas thing? What makes a song a carol, and why do we only sing them at Christmas? In a...
Strange Patriotism- Granddaughters of the Revolution Mortgage Their American Fortune to Appeal to Regency Aristocrats

Strange Patriotism- Granddaughters of the Revolution Mortgage Their American Fortune to Appeal to Regency Aristocrats

When representatives of the British colonies signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776, Benjamin Franklin is reported to have joked “we must all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately.” But despite the humor, the threat was real. Signing...