April 1st. This date, also known as April Fools’ Day is widely recognized and celebrated as a day when people play practical jokes and hoaxes on each other. People delight in seeing who falls for their jokes, and many often do. Mark Twain in Pudd’nhead Wilson and Other Tales wrote this famous quote about this […]
Quotes about special days from throughout the year
Isn’t it funny how there is a festival where anyone can go out and get drunk, make a fool of themselves and then use a saint as an excuse for all the fun and misbehaving. Then again, this is Ireland and the best part… you don’t need to be Irish to join in on the […]
This is an Irish toast that can be said on Saint Patrick’s Day (March 17th). It reminds people of what he did (driving the snakes from Ireland). Saint Patrick was a gentleman, who through strategy and stealth Drove all the snakes from Ireland, here’s a drink to his health! But not too many drinks, lest […]
You do know that you can be romantic on more than one day a year, don’t you? In fact, I think romantic things are more appreciated when they are done on any day other than February 14th because they are unexpected. It shows that what you have done (a small gift, a little note or […]
Have you been been in bed wide awake at night not being able to sleep because you were thinking of someone special? Maybe after a first date or a magical night with someone you are either falling fall or have already fallen in Love with. Time slowly ticks by as you recall all of the […]
Yes, love often does interesting things to people. Love – a wildly misunderstood although highly desirable malfunction of the heart which weakens the brain, causes eyes to sparkle, cheeks to glow, blood pressure to rise and the lips to pucker. Has this happened to you when you are in love?
Why can’t we have more words to express Love in English? Your love for your parents is different from the love you have for your pet (I hope). Your love for your brother or sister is different from your love for your partner. Your love of chocolate is different from the love of a parent. […]
Let’s be honest. What do kids think about the most during Christmas? It’s all about opening presents on Christmas morning. It’s only once a year where you can see their eyes light up in delight after they’ve ripped away the Christmas wrapping and find a toy, a game or whatever else they may (or may […]
The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live. ― George Carlin Yes, and lately those “girls” in their twenties and thirties seem to have been especially bad. No wonder Santa Claus always has a big smile on his face. Have you been good this year?
Remember, if Christmas isn’t found in your heart, you won’t find it under the tree – Charlotte Carpenter If you think that Christmas is all about what you find under the Christmas tree, then you are wrong. Christmas isn’t just about getting presents; it’s about thinking about other people. And here we aren’t talking about […]