Twelve Days of Christmas

You’ve heard the song or read the poem – ‘On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a partridge in a pear tree and so on’. Can you imagine getting all that stuff? Yes, there have been rebuttal songs and poems written. 🙂

Reality is, […]

Christmas Travel

Many schools are closed for Christmas break. Travel plans are made, or being made, and everyone is looking forward to the celebration of Christmas. You might be going to visit Grand Parents or other relatives. Could even be a friend that you haven’t seen a while. Whatever your reason or destination, be safe. […]

Thanksgiving Day, a harvest festival

Thanksgiving Day is a harvest festival celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada. I had three Aunts that lived close to us. Each year we would have Thanksgiving at one of their houses. If you went away hungry, it was your fault. There was always enough food to feed all of us […]

A spooky time of year

Here in the U.S.A, we celebrate Halloween (or Hallowe’en), otherwise known as “All Hallows’ Eve” and other names. It has roots in the Celtic festival of Samhain and the Christian holiday All Saints’ Day.

As a child Hallowe’en was the night that I got dressed up and went out “Trick or Treating” for […]

Independence Day - 4th of July, USA

In the U.S.A., the Fourth of July is a national holiday celebrating the adoption of their Declaration of Independence. The celebration is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, political speeches and ceremonies, and various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the […]

Father's Day will soon be here

  We’ve had Mother’s Day and Memorial Day is over. Now it’s time for dear old dad to get his day. And why not? It takes two, after all.

  Father’s Day was inaugurated in the United States in the early 20th century to complement Mother’s Day in celebrating fatherhood and male parenting […]