Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

(Proclamation Given October 3, 1863)

The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they come, others have been added, which are of so extraordinary a nature, that they cannot fail to penetrate and soften even the heart which is habitually insensible to the ever watchful …

The Great American Smokeout

The Great American Smokeout is held on the third Thursday of November. Its purpose is to inspire people to stop smoking and educate the public on the dangers of smoking cigarettes.

The Great American Smokeout had a small beginning in 1970 and then slowly blossomed out. The day marked its full debut November 16, 1977. The day is sponsored by The American Cancer Society.

The original idea of the day was to give up smoking …

November 19, 1863 President Lincoln Delivers The Gettysburg Address

November 19, 1863: President Lincoln Delivers The Gettysburg Address

The Union had won The Battle of Gettysburg and the town was planning on dedicating a national cemetery to the fallen soldiers. President Lincoln was invited to make an address for the opening ceremonies. It would not be a joyous occasion, but a sad one as the president made this speech. It is good to remember that Lincoln was beginning to get ill on the day …

Occult Day is November 18

This is the day that celebrates anything unnatural, or supernatural. 
November 18 is Occult Day.

Though there is no specific origin to the celebration of Occult Day, it is not hard to understand why a day such as this would exist.  Our fascination with witches goes far back as Hansel and Gretel and as recent as Bewitched and Harry Potter.  We all wonder if there is world out there that remains unseen yet is as …

November 17 is The International Day of Peace

Now called The International Day of Peace, World Peace Day was established in about 1997.  The idea of the day is for individuals to do what they can in order to obtain world peace.

It is interesting to think of how our own prejudices get in the way of peace.  I am reminded of a story of Saint Francis of Assisi who absolutely loathed lepers.  This was reasonable.  Lepers could pass on the disease and …

Halloween Has It’s Revenge On Christmas With The Necrofeast

(PCM) How many of you have every heard of The Necrofeast? Don’t worry, we hadn’t either until we discovered quite a few pages on the internet dedicated to this relatively unknown macabre holiday that is celebrated from sunset to dawn on December 27th. read more

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Veteran’s Day – Second Monday in November

Although officially November 11, Veterans Day is celebrated on the second Monday in November. It is a day to honor all those who have served The United States of America since the country was formed.  Veterans Day honors all parts of the United States Military, The Army, The Navy and The Marine Corps.  It honors both those who are serving and those who have served.

World War One was considered the War To End All …

USMC Day November Tenth

USMC stand for The United States Marine Corps and November 10th has been chosen to celebrate and honor these brave men.  The Marine Corps was established on November 10, 1775 to aid the navy during The Revolutionary War.  It was created in The Tun Tavern on Water Street in Philadelphia and this is considered the official birthplace of The Marines.  For Economic reasons The Marines were disbanded at the end of the Revolutionary War,  …

Chaos Never Dies Day

Chaos Never Dies Day is celebrated on November ninth of each year.  The idea that chaos is an ongoing problem in our society is fairly obvious to anyone from about the age of ten up.  We get frustrated with the chaos in schools and our jobs and at our homes, even the hobbies and things that we actually enjoy doing can be chaotic at times or even cause the chaos.

Though there is no official …

November Is Peanut Butter Lover’s Month

(PCM) If you were stranded on a desert island and could have a lifetime supply of only one kind of food, what would you choose? If you said peanut butter, then have we got something exciting for you!

No, it’s not a one-way ticket to the Caribbean; it’s better: an entire month dedicated to celebrating peanut butter (and peanut butter lovers like you).

Peanut Butter Lovers Month started as Peanut Butter Lovers Day on November …

Experienced Real Estate Agent Rachel Lester Can Help You Buy or Sell a House!

Any time you decide to buy or sell a home, in addition to the financial considerations, this major life-changing transaction can be tangled up in a myriad of emotions.

So, having an experienced real estate agent by your side to help you through the complicated process is a must for both the novice and seasoned home buyer or seller. With the COVID-19 pandemic throwing our home and family lives into a tailspin, just the right …

US General Election Day

This is not a holiday, though many government offices do close down on General Election Day, this day is a day of exercising the American Citizen’s right to vote and it is part of the integral running of The United States of America. This is also not a day of festivities or parties, it is a day to get out and make a difference in your community, state and country. US General Election Day is …