Category Archives: Holidays

Happy Thanksgiving Weekend 2022

As you sit down to your Thanksgiving feast today, remember our forebears and the real meaning of today’s feast:

To give thanks to the Lord for our wonderful country.

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Veterans Day 2022

This day and this weekend, we honor all of our nation’s veterans.

We remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice:

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.

Laurence Binyon’s poem For the Fallen, written in September 1914

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We Are All Immigrants Holiday Weekend

This coming Monday is to some Columbus Day and to others Indigenous Peoples’ [sic] Day.

Since there appears to be much debate and controversy about the history of this country as well as the entire hemisphere, let’s stick with science:

We are all immigrants or descended from immigrants to this hemisphere.

Therefore, we unilaterally declare this weekend to be

We Are All Immigrants Holiday Weekend.

Enjoy!

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Constitution Day 2022

Two hundred and thirty five years ago today, the Constitution was signed.

Today is Constitution Day, which

commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787 …

Let us this day and every day rededicate ourselves to the founding principles enshrined in our Constitution.

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Independence Day Weekend 2022

This weekend we celebrate Independence Day to mark our freedom from tyranny. Let us pray that we will continue to be free from tyranny and totalitarianism. Our task is now to ensure that our freedoms remain intact for ourselves and for posterity.

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Father’s Day Weekend 2022

This weekend we celebrate our fathers, those who are still with us and those who have gone on before us.

May God bless and keep them all.
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Memorial Day Weekend 2022

Wiki_Eagle_Public_Domain - Copy - CopyThis weekend, we remember those who gave their last full measure of devotion so that we might remain free and continue to enjoy the blessings of the greatest Republic the world has ever known:

Memorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service. In observance of the holiday, many people visit cemeteries and memorials, and volunteers often place American flags on each grave site at national cemeteries. A national moment of remembrance takes place at 3:00 p.m. local time. Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day 2022

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Happy Easter Weekend: 2022

May you, your family, and all of your friends have a blessed and happy Easter.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2022

And to all our dear friends, Irish or not:

Saol fada agus breac-shláinte chugat!

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