Straight from the Author - A Blog by Linda Lacour Hobar

Thoughts From an Author and Veteran Homeschool Mom

Welcome to my blog!

As the author of The Mystery of History, I wanted a place to stay in touch with my readers and ponder out loud matters of the heart, our homes, and history. I’m glad you’re here!

 ~Linda

 

What Was The Miracle of Dunkirk?

On May 27th, 1940 the Miracle of Dunkirk happened. What was the Miracle of Dunkirk? You may never have heard of it before, but it is a story that you will want to know. So please read on as I tell you about this amazing event from the hollows of World War II. What Was...

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5 Facts About The U.S. Constitution

5 Facts About The U.S. Constitution

May 14, 1787 was an epic day in the history of the United States. For It was on this day that 55 men were scheduled to gather in Philadelphia to begin the process of creating a very important document. (Not yet understanding the significance of this event, they were...

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The Most Important Event in History

The Most Important Event in History

As significant as Christ’s coming to earth was, His leaving was even more so. The death of Jesus Christ was far more than a tragedy for a man about 36 years old. His death in approximately A.D. 33 was the ultimate sacrifice for our sins. Then, in one miraculous act of...

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Who is the Man Behind St. Patrick’s Day?

Who is the Man Behind St. Patrick’s Day?

Have you ever worn green for St. Patrick’s Day—or been pinched for forgetting? The wearing of the green is a common custom on March 17. But do you know the life story of Patrick, to whom the day is dedicated? Many do not. Amid the fun and festivities of St. Patrick’s...

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The History of The Ides Of March

The History of The Ides Of March

Linda Lacour Hobar, the author of The Mystery of History shares more details about the history of the Ides of March.  Download the free coloring page for the little kids! The History of "The Ides of March" Can you believe we are into March already? Spring is so close...

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The History of Valentines Day

The History of Valentines Day

Every year on February 14, people exchange valentines. It’s a beautiful way to express love with cards, flowers, and candy. But do you know how the tradition was really started? The history of Valentine's day might surprise you. The History of Valentine's Day There...

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