Category Archives: United States

The Christmas Tree : Rockefeller Center, NY

You know that Christmas Tree. The one in Christmas movies with New York as a location. We have seen this icon and manyView full post »

Black Friday

As early as the 19th century, shoppers have viewed Thanksgiving as the traditional start to the holiday shopping seasonView full post »

Happy Thanksgiving

Our American friends are having Thanksgiving. The “First Thanksgiving” was celebrated by the Pilgrims afterView full post »

Dirty Dancing : Summer Series

The memories of childhood and teenage summers spent in the 1920’s – 1960’s are fading with eachView full post »

National Donut Day

We must love donuts, since there are two National Donut Days in the year. The first Friday in June is National Donut DayView full post »

Off to the Races : The Kentucky Derby

On the first Saturday in May at Louisville’s Churchill Downs, it is known that the Kentucky Derby is the “View full post »

Easter Baskets : Interviews & Stories

The history of the Easter Basket, actually has pagan roots. Ancient farmers depended on their livestock and crops for aView full post »

A Pineapple Welcome

When welcoming a new neighbor or visiting a friend, you can bring them a pineapple as a symbol of friendship andView full post »

Friendsgiving

What is more beautiful than sharing a special evening with friends and being grateful? Looking around at all the facesView full post »