Category Archives: Holiday Ravings

Bah! Humbug! and other musings about celebrations and days off.

A “Toys For Tots” Christmas

It’s that time of year again when stores begin shilling their wares for that “special someone” on your Christmas list. It is also that time of year when the United States Marine Corps literally begins to wrap up their Toys … Continue reading

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Happy Absent Father’s Day

As many turn their thoughts to their fathers in nostalgic terms, there are those of us for whom our father remains a mystery. We may know his name and miscellaneous facts about him, but that is it. He was never … Continue reading

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Celebrating Our Independence

A reminder of the importance of the holiday. Continue reading

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Enough Candles to Set Fire to the Cake

My birthday is this month.  It’s not a holiday, but it should be.  Well, maybe not.  But who doesn’t feel that way about their birthday? There will be no party.  I like it that way.  After a certain point you … Continue reading

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Setting Fire to the American Flag

With the first official flag holiday approaching, it is time to take a look at the flags we own.  The flags many of us hold dear should be inspected for cleanliness and damage.  A dirty flag should be washed and … Continue reading

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Unhappy Mother’s Day

Also known as “the Sunday from Hell” for many women, that wonderful greeting card holiday is about to descend upon us again.  I am speaking about Mother’s Day, a gift from the Hallmark Card industry (to themselves) designed to “honor … Continue reading

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National Violate The Constitution Day

This coming Thursday, May 6, is the National Day of Prayer.  A day that clearly violates the United States Constitution’s provision against establishment of religion by the any governing body in the United States. It clearly states in Amendment 1: Congress … Continue reading

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