Seasonal & Holiday Articles
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New Year Celebration - How DID we get from ancient Babylon to Times
Square and the Tournament of Roses Parade?
Day and the Forecast is... - Why
do we feel the need to check with a rodent for the weather forecast
every February 2nd?
Love Traditions - Learn
the language of love and the history and traditions associated
with this most romantic of holidays.
Arbor Day, J. Sterling
Morton's Legacy of Trees - How
one man's passion to beautify a treeless prairie led to a worldwide
holiday of environmental awareness.
Cinco de Mayo,
the Real Story - This victory
over Napoleon's army not only sparked Mexican pride, but may
have saved the United States.
a Time for Healing - Growing
out of a collective need to heal our country's division it is
our most personal holiday.
Our Labor Day - Origin of the holiday from the first parade
in 1882 to the idea that Labor Day should be the other 364 days
of the year.
- Thoughts on the magic of those warm, dry, hazy mid-autumn days
of pure beauty and temporary escape.
Autumn Fireworks - Could it be mere chemistry, or is nature
throwing an independence celebration this month, as her colors
light the sky?
of Thanksgiving - What
are you doing for Thanksgiving this year? Join us for some fascinating
history, family games, cooking advice, and share what you are
SAD, the Discontent
of Our Winter - Seasonal Affective Disorder is
a form of depression where the cure is simply to see the light.
Web of Christmas - From around the world we say Merry Christmas
and a Happy New Year. Some surprising background on our holiday
traditions, plus Christmas greetings in a hundred languages.
Santa and his Reindeer - Track Santa and his famous reindeer as they
fly around the world this Christmas Eve. Also get the inside
scoop on the sleigh and Donner's real name.
Let it Snow, Let it
Snow, Let it STOP - All
we asked for was a little snow on Christmas. Did we get it? Noooooooo.
Instead, Mother Nature dropped a whopper on us to start the New
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