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  • Award winning guides can lead you to a catch of a lifetime
    Orvis recognizes top endorsed sporting operations worldwide
    The Orvis Company has announced the winners of the 2014 Endorsed Lodges, Outfitters and Guide Awards. There are eight categories; three for lodge operations, four for guiding operations and one lifetime achievement award. These awards are chosen...
  • Namedays are still in style ...
    Namedays: Still a Robust Greek Tradition
    Today is the day you will see a number of people post good wishes on my Facebook timeline. But it won’t be for a birthday, anniversary, or graduation. This day is much bigger than that in the eyes of Greeks, whether they live in Greece,...
  • Gung Hay Fat Choi
    Gung Hay Fat Choi, Happy New Year and the start of the Year of the Horse
    Growing up in San Francisco, provides children and grandchildren with some exceptionally wonderful expereinces. The diversity of the population, and the many cultural, religious, and ethnic traditions that are celebrated here, make San Francisco...
  • Santo Nino Church on December 25, 2013
    Traditions - the good, the bad and the meaningful
    Traditions.Traditions are important. They provide us continuity. Once a season or every year we look to repeating something we’ve done the year or years before in hopes of offering familiarity. Birthdays are celebrated with cake, even if we...
  • Boxing day
    Celebrate Boxing Day today
    December 26 is Boxing Day. It has nothing to do with pugilism, the sport of hand boxing. Boxing Day celebrations in some from date back at least to feudal times, possibly even to ancient Roman times.The idea is a time to give to those less...
  • Home for the holidays
    Home with family for the holidays
    With two weeks to go before Christmas, there is a lot in the news about holiday cheer! Years ago, it seemed this point in December, people were recuperating from the beautiful long Thanksgiving weekend, saying goodbye to fall for another year, and...
  • Christmas lighting
    Color lights or all white?
    As the holiday season is upon us, it's always enjoyable to ride around the towns looking at the beautiful display of lights around neighbors' homes. Do you hang lights from your rooftops, outdoor trees and bushes, project light stencils...
  • Yolanda Foster
    ‘RHOBH’ star Yolanda Foster reveals her Thanksgiving traditions
    “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Yolanda Foster may have grown up in Holland where they don’t celebrate Thanksgiving, but it sounds like she has learned the ropes of the holiday weekend and now she is going all out to...
  • A precious time with my dad
    Always and for everything giving thanks
    "Give thanks to the LORD for He is good; His love endures forever." 1 Chronicles 16:34"Always and for everything giving thanks in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God the Father." Ephesians 5:20Thanksgiving is special to me...
  • A tradition of giving
    A tradition of giving
    104.7, the Fish radio station located in the Atlanta Metro area hosts a giving opportunity to those who wish to give and/or to nominate a person or family who may find themselves in need during the holiday season. Many have been blessed by the...
  • Santa and Frosty
    2013 Christmas trivia, games and activities for kids of all ages
    Christmas trivia, games and activities can liven up any Christmas party or gathering with family and friends. It can also calm the kids down between playing with their new toys from Santa and waiting for Christmas dinner to be prepared.The slide...
  • Family home for the holidays
    Family home for the holidays
    Family holiday celebrations have the stuff movies, books and traditions are made of. They also have the stuff which requires anxiety relief medication, stress relief of all types and extenuation’s of the physical home. Caregivers deal with...
  • Standing on the Threshold
    Standing on the Threshold: Halloween and Samhain celebrations to honor the dead
    In her work, October Dreams: A Celebration of Halloween, Paula Curan writes, “The farther we've gotten from the magic and mystery of our past, the more we've come to need Halloween.All of us live with the knowledge that death is part...
  • 'The Old Dark House': The Scary Hand
    'The Old Dark House'- a hidden Halloween classic
    In Boston Heights, which is near the city of Akron, there used to be a 'Pumpkin Lady,'who was known for her festive Halloween displays every year. Ethel Michek lived on a farm with her husband, Charles, and they would grow more than 5,000...
  • Level-headed Virgos are generally represented by images of young women.
    6 more astrological zodiac signs (Part 2)
    Zodiac signs describe twelve symbols that represent the twelve months of the year. Each zodiac sign supposedly foretells the personality of the people who are born within the time of that specific sign. The zodiac signs are decided by the month...