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Saturnalia

( culture / holidays / christmas )
Go to 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 all until the mid-4th century. Oh, and the lighting of candles during Christmas Eve ... read more

In Honor Of Labor Day

( life / money / employment / holidays )
Great article here informationclearinghouse.info"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 working people?"... read more

Happy May Day

( 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 s ... read more

The Digital Story Of The Nativity

( 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: The Bible: The Epic Miniseries... read more

Happy Father's Day

( family / holmes / elizabeth / holidays )
My daughter just made my day. Here's her card to me.This article/post is copyrighted. Please do not reprint, reproduce or distribute it (or its images) in whole or in part (other than to share a brief excerpt with a link to the original) in any form without our consent. Thanks!... read more

Happy New Year

( culture / holidays )
New Year Countdown Singapore, New Year Celebrations Kick Off Worldwide.... read more

Happy Groundhog's Day

( 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 computersavior.com for info on the latter. ... read more

Mr. Happy's 18th Annual Unusual Christmas Music Podcast

( 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 a Christmas song (e.g. Ride, Teenag... read more

Happy Halloween

( culture / holidays / halloween )
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. We... read more

Christmas (2008)

( culture / holidays / christmas )
It took five months, but here it is:Christmas 2008... read more

Our First Outside Christmas Lights, Ever

( culture / holidays / christmas )
That's it. No story. Here's the link:Our first outside Christmas lights... read more

April Fools Day Hoaxes

( culture / humor / holidays )
Top 10 April Fools Day 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 newspaper published seven-page supplement celebrating the Indian Ocean republic. I... read more


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