Category Archives: Holidays

Happy Father’s Day 2016

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Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads in our reading audience.

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Flag Day 2016

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Fly your flags proudly.

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Memorial Day Weekend 2016

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Over this long holiday weekend, all Americans should pause to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. As you know, Monday is Memorial Day in these United States.

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Happy Mother’s Day 2016

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Nutz! It’s National Pecan Day!

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Holy moly. We almost missed National Pecan Day.  It’s today! (The recipes at the link are delicious.)

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Hope! Joy! Redemption! Easter 2016

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But Mary stood at the sepulchre without, weeping. Now as she was weeping, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre.  And she saw two angels in white, sitting, one at the head, and one at the feet, where the body of Jesus had been laid. They say to her: Woman, why weepest thou? She saith to them: Because they have taken away my Lord; and I know not where they have laid him. When she had thus said, she turned herself back, and saw Jesus standing; and she knew not that it was Jesus.  Jesus saith to her: Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou? She, thinking it was the gardener, saith to him: Sir, if thou hast taken him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2016

St. Patricks Day

May your blessings outnumber
The shamrocks that grow,
And may trouble avoid you
Wherever you go.

And may there be a pot of gold at the end of your personal rainbow. On St. Patrick’s Day, everybody is Irish, so let’s hope that the luck of the Irish is with us all this election year. We’re going to need all the luck we can get.

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