Category Archives: Holiday

Happy New Year!

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Get ready to celebrate. It’s NEW YEAR’S EVE!

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Merry Christmas!

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Christmas Eve – December 24, 2020

Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas. Some families celebrate with opening gifts on Christmas Eve, where as some wait until Christmas Day. Our family traditionally opens one gift on Christmas Eve in the evening – always a set of … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice – December 21, 2020

The Winter Solstice – also called Midwinter or Yule – happens when Earth’s Northern pole has its maximum tilt away from the Sun. This results in the shortest day of the year and the longest night.

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Happy Hanukkah!

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

My family and I lived in Hawaii from 2012 through 2018, and we visited Pearl Harbor frequently. This picture was taken from the ferry that delivers tourists in groups to the Arizona Memorial. Here, you see the flag flying over … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving Day!

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Universal Children’s Day

The United Nations’ (UN) established Children’s Day in 1954, and it is celebrated on November 20 each year to promote international togetherness and awareness among children worldwide. UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, promotes and coordinates this special day, which … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on November 11, for honoring military veterans – persons who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Many people confuse the purpose of Veterans Day with Memorial … Continue reading

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