The legend of Valentine’s Day

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 […]

Did you know it is Chrismukah?

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 […]

Skillful Xmas gifts

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 […]