Category Archives: Commemoration/Celebration

“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