Trivia

Top of the Morning to You!

“Top of the morning to you.. and the rest of the day to you” When I was working as a librarian, during the month of March, we used to greet each other with this Irish...

Keeping up with Time!

In some countries workers enjoy a thirty-day vacation, in others people are happy if they get two weeks. Well, the Romans had two cold months when people did not work. So, even though they had...

Orthodox Christmas- January 7th.

Orthodox Christmas day occurs every January 7 because the Eastern Orthodox Church still chooses to celebrate the birth of Jesus using the Julian calendar, which was introduced by Julius Caesar in the year 46 B.C...

Latin America Celebrations of Independence Day

In the United States of America, people celebrate the “declaration” of Independence on July 4th. 1776; even though, it was seven years later, in 1783 at the Treaty of Paris. when Great Britain officially acknowledged...