Category Archives: holidays

ST. SWITHIN’S DAY

‘St. Swithin’s day if thou dost rain For forty days it will remain St. Swithin’s day if thou be fair For forty days ’twill rain nae mair.’ I like checking out unusual holidays and celebrations each day.  You never know … Continue reading

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COLUMBUS DAY

Today you don’t hear much about Christopher Columbus other than it being another time for retailers to draw in business.  This explorer, like many before and since, have had their life’s work corrupted over time. In 1492, much of the … Continue reading

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SAINT SWITHIN’S DAY

‘St. Swithin’s day if thou dost rain For forty days it will remain St. Swithin’s day if thou be fair For forty days ’twill rain nae mair.’ I like checking out unusual holidays and celebrations each day.  You never know … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY BLAHS

It seems this little month lacks in number of days, but there are plenty of things to celebrate.  This February we’re also given an extra day to enjoy.  There actually are a lot of things going during this tiny month.  It’s been … Continue reading

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GRATITUDE

I love the wisdom of Piglet.  He always seems to know the right things to say.  Our hearts may be small, but they have the capacity to hold great amounts of gratitude. This has been a month of thanksgiving.  Sometimes … Continue reading

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THE JOHNSON STREET TURKEYS

No, it’s not a rock group.  It isn’t a gang, in the normal sense of the word.  This group of wild turkeys has been a regular feature in our neighborhood for a few years now.  They do travel in a … Continue reading

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PUT A PILLOW ON YOUR FRIDGE DAY?

It’s “Funny Friday” again and this day of celebration is a new one for me.  Starting somewhere in Europe and migrating to the U.S. in the 1930s or so, this ridiculous observance is supposed to bring good luck to your … Continue reading

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Do I Matter?

In these days leading up to Christmas, there are many out there suffering greatly with depression and all the hub-bub of the holidays can often add to that. If you feel alone – if you have lost your job – … Continue reading

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Just a baby boy

He was just a little baby boy, but like no other one. He fussed and cried like babies do, but this was God’s own Son. People came to see the King and found Him in a place Unlike all other … Continue reading

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MY GOD AND KING

You are my only King, sweet Jesus, meek and small. You came in deep humility to help me to stand tall. You lift me up, dear, Lord – you lead me in your way And now I praise your holy … Continue reading

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