Why is January 1 New Year’s Day? I mean, it is how most of us grew up, and it is what our culture tells us is New Years, but why? The bottom line is because someone said it was, and pretty much every around them said, "Okay, why not?" There is more to it than that, but it's a pretty good summation. Still, January 1 is not recognized as New Year’s Day by everyone and not everywhere. Here is why and how you can use it.Continue reading
While it has had more than its share of contention, confusion, tragedy, and despair, there were positive things that happened this year too.
December is the darkest month of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. The slide into darkness starts every year on June 22. Every day those in the northern hemisphere lose light, an imperceptible degree at first but ever-increasing daily. The...Continue reading