Don’t forget to turn those clocks ahead by an hour to those who live in time zones that still do this!
Well for those who did not know today is International Genealogy Day which means its a day to honour our past and as possible to do so look into that fast and find out who is part of our family trees. Spent part of the day myself going though my … Continue reading
Basically no one knows exactly where, when, or why the celebration began. What we do know is that references to ‘All Fool’s Day’ (what April Fool’s Day was first called) began to appear in Europe during the late Middle Ages. All Fool’s Day was a folk celebration and elite participation … Continue reading
Chief Dan George (Teswahno) 1899 – 1967?Lament for Confederation July 1, 1967 – Empire Stadium, Vancouver BC How long have I known you, Oh Canada? A hundred years? Yes, a hundred years. And many many seelanum [lunar months] more. And today, when you celebrate your hundred years, Oh Canada, I … Continue reading
Mothering Sunday is the fourth Sunday of Lent. Although it’s often called “Mother’s Day” it has no connection with the American festival of that name. Traditionally, it was a day when children, mainly daughters, who had gone to work as domestic servants were given a day off to visit their … Continue reading