Ah, the holidays. They’re usually a very merry time, filled with family, friends, good cheer and bosses on two-week vacations. But let’s be honest: Everyone’s had Griswold-worthy holiday, where the Christmas bonus is not forthcoming, and uninvited guests drive up and wont leave. Just a few fan related Holiday Horror stories. Oh! Ho Ho No […]
Before you purchase your Christmas tree this year, make sure you pick from one of these tree types. Fraser fir, Balsam fir, Douglas fir, Colorado blue spruce and white pine are the top five Christmas tree picks. Fraser fir trees hold needles well and stay fresh longer. Balsam fir trees stay fragrant […]
Long before synchronized LED lighting and music on neighborhood houses, the downtown areas of our cities would often be decorated with lights and displays along the streets..and across them. Here are examples of decorating ‘back in the day’…. Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the nation’s highest civilian honor, and this year, President Barack Obama awarded it to 21 people, including Cicely Tyson, Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Ellen DeGeneres and Bill and Melinda Gates. In a statement, the president said the award is “a tribute to the idea that […]
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and what better way to get ready for the All-American holiday than by learning some fun facts about the Pilgrims? The settlers journeyed from England to the New World so they could pursue religious freedom, but their trip wasn’t easy. To find out some interesting information, along with some […]
As Americans sit down for Thanksgiving dinner, they should give thanks to one of the original Pilgrims for their very existence. John Howland may not be as famous as William Bradford, John Carver or Myles Standish, yet he probably had a greater impact. And he almost never made it. Howland fell off the Mayflower during […]