( culture / holidays / christmas ) via saturnalia-reason-for-season
"At no time in the history of the early Christian church was it ever thought that the birth of Christ took place on 25 December. In fact, Jesus' birthday was not celebrated at a ... read more
( life / money / employment / holidays ) Great article here
"What does Labor Day mean anymore other than another day off, another store sale and, in some cities, parades ever smaller and more devoid of passion for elevating the well-being of work... read more
( culture / holidays / employment ) from Liberty Underground...
"Today, May Day, honors the workers who produce all of the wealth. It is in honor of those involved in a general strike in Chicago, killed by police in what is known all over the world by workers as the Haymarket massacre.
Ironically, Americans are kept ignorant by a school system and mass media whi ... read more
( culture / holidays / christmas ) This is the Christmas story as told through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google, Wikipedia, Google Maps, GMail, Foursquare, Amazon... ad infinitum. See YouTube - THE DIGITAL STORY OF THE NATIVITY.
And, for a miniseries on the subject, go to: ... read more
( culture / holidays / employment ) It's been almost five months now since I was laid off. It doesn't seem that long, actually. What've I been doing since then? Collecting unemployment checks and doing freelance consulting, helping people with their computer problems and questions. Check out computersav... read more
( culture / music / radio / holidays ) Seasons Greetings,
You can tune in via your favorite mp3 player to the show: radio showWhat can you expect to hear? About 500 songs (over 24 hours of non-repeat music!) that fall into one or more of the following categories:
musicians I like that happened to make ... read more
( culture / holidays ) Or, as they piously call it around here, Fall Festival, because Halloween is the work of Satan, you know. :)We just returned from trick-or-treating, which Elizabeth absolutely loved. She kept saying, Halloween is so much fun! And now we're all recovering from the hike around the neighborhood. Well, that plus our activities earlier today.F... read more
( culture / humor / holidays ) April Fool's Day hoaxesApril Fool's Day Hoaxes/Friday Funnies/April Days
Top 10 April Fools hoaxes
SPAGHETTI HARVEST - Bogus item on 1957 BBC news show Panorama. Viewers seeking advice on growing their own were told to put spaghetti sprig in tin of tomato sauce.
SAN SERRIFFE - Guardian newspape... read more