Category Archives: Commemoration/Celebration

Why Celebrate Christmas? (2012)

Posted by in Commemoration/Celebration | December 20, 2012

Celebrate Christmas   Take heart, dear Christian, celebrate,  this season is for you; Not for the merchants, or the great, the famous or the strong, But ’tis to you, the lonely ones, the wounded and the weak, To sinners, poor… Read More

“Thank” is a Transitive Verb

Posted by in Commemoration/Celebration | November 20, 2012

One of my many pet peeves regarding the English language is hearing someone, after they have avoided some disaster, say, “We are thankful.”  I usually address the television asking, “To whom are you thankful?” This is first a grammatical issue.  “Thank”… Read More

Good Friday & Easter – Part 2 of Holy Week

Posted by in Commemoration/Celebration | April 05, 2012

We take a time out from engineering during this week of holy observances to think on the truly important.  See Part 1  Passover – Part 1 of Holy Week. Good Friday and Easter is a Christian commemoration of the death,… Read More

Passover Observed April 6 & 7 – Part 1 of Holy Week

Posted by in Commemoration/Celebration | April 02, 2012

We take a time out from engineering during this week of holy observances to think on the truly important. In 2012, Passover is celebrated on April 6 through 7. Passover commemorates the passing over of the angel of death during… Read More

Happy Groundhog’s Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by in Commemoration/Celebration | February 02, 2012

This is the day that many wait with baited breath for the decree from a rodent known as Punxsutawney Phil regarding the arrival of spring.  It is a sometimes accurate and entertaining method of weather forecasting, a pattern similar to the… Read More