Archive for the Random Holidays Category

God Bless America

Happy July 4th to everyone here in these United States of America. God Bless America Written by Irving Berlin God Bless America. Land that I love Stand beside her, and guide her Thru the night with a light from above. From the mountains, to the prairies, To the oceans, white with foam God bless America My home sweet home. God Bless America, Land that I love Stand beside her, And guide her, Through the night With the light from above, From the mountains, To the prairies, To the ocean, White with foam, God bless America, My home sweet home. God […]

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Juneteenth Day

Today is Juneteenth Day. Go forth and celebrate. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. Today Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. It is a day, a week, and in some areas a month marked with celebrations, guest speakers, picnics and family gatherings. It is a time for reflection and rejoicing. It is a time for assessment, self-improvement and for planning the future.

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Happy New Year

Thanks to Fathertimes.net, I can now say (spell) Happy New Year in greek. So Eftecheezmaenos o Kaenooryos hronos from me to YOU!!! Now lets start breaking those New Year’s Resolutions! Just kidding! 🙂

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Happy Kwanzaa

With one holiday complete, it’s time to begin celebrating another. Today is the first day for Kwanzaa. According to the Official Kwanzaa Website, Kwanzaa: is an African American and Pan-African holiday which celebrates family, community and culture. Celebrated from 26 December thru 1 January, its origins are in the first harvest celebrations of Africa from which it takes its name. The name Kwanzaa is derived from the phrase “matunda ya kwanza” which means “first fruits” in Swahili, a Pan-African language which is the most widely spoken African language. I like this holiday as one of the gifts most commonly given […]

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