Category Archives: Holidays

International Women’s Day: More Relevant Now Than Ever

For over a century, men and women have been celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8 in roughly 100 places all over the world. At the movement’s start in the early 1900s, millions of men and women took to the … Continue reading

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Hidden in Plain Sight: The True Meaning of Thanksgiving

If I was so inclined, I could list a myriad of reasons why Thanksgiving is my least favorite holiday. Genocide and gluttony aside, I have one of the least diverse palates you’ll ever find on a grown woman. I don’t … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween! Err…HalloWorldSeries!

With all the recent (and well-deserved) hoopla surrounding the St. Louis Cardinals being named World Series champions this past Friday, Halloween has pretty much fallen by the wayside. A majority of the city’s weekend festivities for the holiday undoubtedly morphed … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

Ah, the Fourth of July! Grilling out at the Family BBQ, headed out to the lake with friends or just enjoying the three-day weekend, celebrating when humanity battled against hostile alien lifeforms invading Earth way back in 1996. Hard to … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Is Sunday: QUICK! Go Pick Up the Worst Necktie Possible!

Father’s Day is upon us again this year, a day of remembering that you forgot to get your mom anything for Mother’s Day and you should probably get around to doing that or at least get them some kind of … Continue reading

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Happy Flag Day to Flag Enthusiasts Everywhere

It’s that time of year again. No, not summer. No, not the NBA Playoffs, either. Those are done. Sure, I guess it could be your dad’s birthday, but that’s not the point. Today is June 14th, otherwise known in the … Continue reading

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“But It’s National Donut Day,” Says Man Who Already Eats Five Donuts Daily

Today, June 3rd, is the 73rd Annual National Donut Day, a HERALDED day that comes but once a year, in which the general populace stops dead in its tracks and thanks their respective lucky stars that such a confectionery creation … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend: Kickoff to Summer 2011

Memorial Day weekend is upon us again. While baseball season and spring warmth begins to usher in summer tidings, Memorial Day its glorious three day weekend officially kicks it off, with barbecues, boat rides and camping trips galore. Of course, … Continue reading

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Be Sure to Move Your Schedule Around for the End of the World on May 21st

Most cultures, religions and groups of people accept believe that at some point or another, the world will end. It seems to be a rather undeniable fact that, at the very least, the star we call our Sun is due … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th: One of the Unluckiest Days of the Year

This Friday is Friday the 13th, which as we all know from countless horror films, nursery rhymes and that one time a lady hit me with her car on a Friday the 13th, is a very unlucky day. Very unlucky … Continue reading

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