Juneteenth

also known as Juneteenth Independence Day, Freedom Day, or Emancipation Day

Juneteenth is a holiday in the United States that commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the state of Texas in 1865, and more generally the emancipation of African-American citizens throughout the United States. Juneteenth is a combination of June […]

Easter

celebrating the resurrection of Jesus The Messiah

  Easter, the Pasch, or among Eastern Orthodox Pascha, is a Christian festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus The Messiah. As described in the New Testament, Jesus was crucified at Calvary and then resurrected three days later.

  Easter is the climax of the […]

Labor Day - Labour Day

A Holiday for Workers

Depending on what you believe, either Matthew Maguire, of the CLU (Central Labor Union) of New York, or Peter J. McGuire, of the American Federation of Labor, first proposed the Labor Day holiday in 1882. Some say McGuire got the idea from the annual […]

New Year's Day

New Year’s Day  marks the end of New Year’s Eve celebrations in the United States and gives many Americans a chance to remember the previous year, along with the hangover from celebrating New Year’s Eve. 🙂

Traveling home from a Christmas visit to relatives or other such gatherings might be in your future. You […]

Christmas Celebration

According to “The Good Book”, also known as The Bible, there was a baby born in a little town. The boy grew up and became a man. He knew who His Father was and taught about His Father to all who would listen. There were those that did not listen and decided that this […]

Night before Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there.

The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads. […]