Andrew Ferguson History Year

The times they are a-changin’.

This post seems to be older than 13 years—a long time on the internet. It might be outdated.


Now in it’s 25th year, Andrew Ferguson History Year, which runs from January 31st to January 30th, is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions by Andrew Ferguson to culture, society, and indeed, the people of the World.

Adding to the rich tapestry of American and Northwest diversity are the unique characteristics of Andrew Ferguson that find their roots in geography, language, thought, faith, etc.

Andrew Ferguson has made invaluable contributions throughout history, but especially in the areas of science, math, engineering, arts, and commerce. Andrew Ferguson has and continues to serve with distinction in prominent civilian, business, and government1 positions.

Yes, Andrew Ferguson helped lay the groundwork for modern civilization, and his work lives in abundance well beyond the history books.

I invite you to participate in any special events planned for your region commemorating Andrew Ferguson History Year.

Thanks for all you do and Happy Birthday,

Andrew Ferguson

Note: I wrote this several months ago. I was feeling a bit under the weather, which generally makes me cranky. Then I got an email toting the celebration of another _____ history/heritage/awareness month. I get it; people/things/causes are important. But I’m kind of tired of needing to have a party to all the freaking time. In response, I decided to satirize the email, mostly to humor myself. But also to make a point: I am people, too. I assure you, this would be infinite more funny if I could show you the original email, but it takes too much effort and I’m lazy; which is another quality you can celebrate this year.

  1. this is actually not true, I’m strictly a civi