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Valentine’s Day is on Sunday. However, I am still not actually sure why we celebrate this day! Here are 3 legends of how Valentine’s Day started, none of them have happy endings! Roman Catholic – Emperor Claudius II decided that single guys make better soldiers than married men, so he banned marriage. One Catholic priest […]Read More
It is December and that means Chanukah for the Jews and Christmas for the Christians. Thank you to the person who gave me the information to write about Chistmas. The story of Chanukah Chanukah is the Jewish Festival of lights. It is an eight day celebration of a miracle that occurred 2000 years ago. The […]Read More
Today I am looking for presents, that don’t cost the earth, for you to give your friends and family for Xmas. Do you have a particular skill? It doesn’t have to be related to your work, if you are working. For years we have struggled financially and in 2010 I suddenly needed about 15 gifts […]
I was recently in a discussion on FB with a few women who have very little money. It is coming up to the festive season when gifts are expected to be given and received. What happens when you can’t meet these expectations? I am Jewish, so I don’t celebrate Xmas, but I do wonder if […]