Leading to Independence

By | Jun 15, 2015

How much do you actually know about what happened on and around July 4, 1776? We all know that July 4th is the birthday of the United States, but is it really? Events that lead up to the birth of the United States started with a Resolution by Richard Henry Lee, a representative to the […]

Irish Traditions

By | Mar 17, 2015

St. Patrick is considered the Patron Saint of Ireland, but he was born in Britain. He was born near the end of the 4th Century to wealthy parents and was abducted by Irish Raiders and held in captivity in Ireland for 6 years. During this captivity he became a devote Christian. He is believed to […]

Christmas Music Releases – 2014

By | Dec 9, 2014

Each year one of the things I look forward to during the Holiday Season is the new releases of Christmas Music. Idina Menzel – Holiday Wishes Even though it may not be really considered a Christmas Song, Idina Menzel had one of the most popular songs from 2013 with “Let it Go” from the movie […]

Did You Know – Christmas

By | Dec 7, 2014

In 336 AD. Pope Julius I declared the birth and celebration of Jesus’ birthday as Christmas. He chose the day December 25th because it coincided with the pagan traditions of Winter Solstice. The idea was to bring pagans into the christian religion and selecting that day helped in this cause. No one knows the exact […]

Armistice Day is also Veterans Day

By | Nov 11, 2014

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, World War I ended with the signing of the Armistice. November 11th since that day has been referred to as Armistice Day. President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 was the first President to proclaim this day. “To us in America, the reflections […]

July 4, 1776

By | Jul 3, 2014

How much do you actually know about what happened on and around July 4, 1776? We all know that July 4th is the birthday of the United States, but is it really? Events that lead up to the birth of the United States started with a Resolution by Richard Henry Lee, a representative to the […]

New Music for the 2013 Christmas Season

By | Nov 29, 2013

“Wrapped in Red” – Kelly Clarkson This is not the first time Kelly Clarkson has recorded Christmas music, she was part of an American Idol album that was put out. This is her first full album. “Home For Christmas” – Susan Boyle An album that seems to be perfect for her voice. Love the duet […]

When Does Thanksgiving End?

By | Nov 28, 2013

When does Thanksgiving end? The day may officially end at midnight when the 3rd Thursday of November turns into Friday. But for many the day ends at different time during the day. The day may end when all the food is put away and the evening snacks have been had and you are snuggled in […]

Veterans Day

By | Nov 11, 2013

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, World War I ended with the signing of the Armistice. November 11th since that day has been referred to as Armistice Day. President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 was the first President to proclaim this day. “To us in America, the reflections […]

Halloween

By | Oct 31, 2013

Halloween, or as it’s called in Ireland the Hallow E’en, means All Hallows Eve.  It’s the night before the ‘All Hallows’. This day is also called ‘All Hallowmas’, or ‘All Saints’, or ‘All Souls’ Day and is observed on November 1. The word ‘Hallow’ means ‘sanctify’ in Old English. All Hallows Day was observed by  […]

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