Happy New Year in 3....2....1

Posted on Dec 31, 2019

Apparently, we humans have been making Resolutions for some 4000 years or so. Looks like we truly want to make change in our lives. The history behind it is interesting. I would highly recommend heading to and reading about the history of New Year Resolutions.

The ancient Babylonians used to make promises to the gods to pay their debts a...

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My Blue Christmas

Posted on Dec 18, 2019

In case you missed it in my previous story,...I Love Christmas! I love the music, the decorations, family traditions, the giving of presents, the food & drinks, family recipes, the TV shows & movies, the lights, and the festivities. I even love the snowflakes falling and clouding everything in white (of course, it can end on Boxing Day - I’m still...

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Santa Claus is coming to "Owen Sound" town

Posted on Nov 14, 2019

....and, well...everywhere, really! There is no need to dream of a white Christmas, as it certainly appears to be here! The snow has fallen, the temps have dropped. The Elves are busy and Santa is preparing for his arrival.

Oh, I get it. We are only mid-November. But, December really IS around the corner and the holiday season is approaching fast! F...

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We Will Remember Them....

Posted on Nov 10, 2019

Lest we forget. Remembrance Day. Poppy Day. Armistice Day.

Since the end of the First World War, it is a moment we take to remember those, the members of the Armed Forces, that died in the line of duty.

Remembrance Day marks the day that World War One ended, at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. At 11 am, we remember the people who have...

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Halloween is Coming.....

Posted on Oct 30, 2019

Halloween, or Hallowe’en....also known as All Hallows’ Eve...or, All Saints’ Eve, or, is soon upon us. Technically, it begins the observance of Allhallowtide for 3 days....dedicated to remembering the dead. And yes...the Halloween traditions are believed to have originated from Celtic harvest festivals.

For most, it is about...

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Here Turkey, Turkey, Turkey

Posted on Oct 12, 2019

This weekend is Thanksgiving. A day to give thanks. And, to eat lots of delicious food.

So, when & what is Thanksgiving? This year it takes place on Monday, Oct 14th and it is a time which celebrates the harvest and other blessings of the past year. A time to celebrate with family.

Thanksgiving was first observed as an annual event in Canada on Nov 6...

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