Category Archive: Holiday

Jun 16 2019

Happy Fathers’ Day

Advice from a father to his child: If you set your mind to it, you can do anything and be anything you want. Don’t ever let anyone tell you – you can’t. For those still here and those who are not. We, your children, love you.

Dec 31 2018

Happy New Year 2019

Out with the old. In with the new. Have a Happy and Healthy New Year. We bid 2018 farewell with a Parting Glass.

Dec 31 2018

New Year 2019 Celebrations

Celebration of the New Year celebrations from around the world

Dec 25 2018

Let There Be Peace On Earth

Dec 24 2018

Merry Christmas – 2018

Merry Christmas – 2018 “A Hallelujah Christmas” (originally by Leonard Cohen) I’ve heard about this baby boy Who’s come to earth to bring us joy And I just want to sing this song to you It goes like this, the fourth, the fifth The minor fall, the major lift With every breath I’m singing Hallelujah …

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Dec 24 2018

The Ghosts of Christmas Eve

It ain’t Dickens. Narrated by Ossie Davis with the music of the Trans Siberian Orchestra. The Ghosts of Christmas Eve In this room where shadows live And ghosts that failed learn time forgives Welcome, friends, please stay awhile Our story starts with one small child Who spends this night in attics dark Where dreams are …

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Dec 24 2018

Tracking Santa – 2018

On this day in 1955, NORAD begins tracking Santa in what will become an annual Christmas Eve tradition. According to NORAD’s official web page on the NORAD Tracks Santa program, the service began on December 24, 1955. A Sears department store placed an advertisement in a Colorado Springs newspaper. The advertisement told children that they …

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Dec 21 2018

Winter Solstice: Return of the Sun

The shortest day, the longest night, for those of us who reside in the Northern climes Winter Solstice is here. The sun reaches is most Southern destiny and touches for but a moment, the Tropic of Capricorn and immediately reverses her course. That moment will occur toady at 5:23 PM EST. The Winter Solstice, also …

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Nov 22 2018

Translator: Thanksgiving: (Almost) Everything You Know is Wrong

We lost our friend, Translator aka Dr. David Smith, five years ago last January. He suffered from depression and his untimely death left those of us in the blog communities who knew him wondering if we could have done more to help him through his struggles. The holidays are rough on people who suffer from …

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Nov 22 2018

What’s Cooking: Turkey Carving 101

I suspect that a lot of people will need to watch this. My condolences to the turkeys that were sacrificed to provide the feasts.  

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