Category Archives: Holiday

Holiday: Happy Hug Day!

It’s HUG DAY!  Yes!  That’s right!  It’s the best day of the year because you can walk up to anyone, almost anyone, and give them an adorable embrace for no reason at all and then move on…with a smile on … Continue reading

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Holiday: Books Are Like Chocolate! Happy Book Lovers Day!

You may be able to remember your first time.  You waited with great anticipation, wondering just how it would feel when you first entered the room.  You thought about what it would be like, how you would contain your excitement … Continue reading

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Holiday: Happy Friendship Day!

The Lens of Friends The word “friend” is probably laden with as many nuances of meaning as the word “love.”  After all, we have a wide variety of people in our lives that we might by some definition call friends, … Continue reading

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Let’s Celebrate Chocolate Today!

What’s not to love about chocolate?  It has been used to worship gods, win political favor and woo loved ones for years – so today we celebrate our craving for this indulgent treat.  Chocolate was first discovered 2,000 years ago … Continue reading

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The History of Birthdays

It’s a day that’s all about you – it’s your birthday! Celebrating the anniversary of the day you were born is a common thing, but have you ever wondered where the tradition began? Early man didn’t have a concept of … Continue reading

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Happy July 4th!

July 4th — Then and Now Freedom spread across our new-born nation, Independence sparked and stirred imagination, Declarations read aloud, In cities strong and proud, Marked by cheers and welcomed celebration. Today, parades and picnics mark the occasion, Fireworks fill … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Summer Solstice

Summer has wrapped her warm arms around us once again, and we are embracing her blue skies, sunny days and lighter nights. The longest day of the year is almost upon us and will occur in the Northern Hemisphere on … Continue reading

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