The Probability Of Super Bowl Sunday Becoming A National Holiday

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There has been some discussion about Super Bowl Sunday becoming a national holiday, allowing the following Monday to be a day off work for most people. For all the football fanatics, this new ‘holiday’ would be great. It would give the fans the opportunity to overindulge in all the junk food and beer that they […]


Why Did We Start To Celebrate Father S Day

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Not many countries of the world celebrate fathers with their own official day. However, that is what is done in the United States every third Sunday in June. Father’s Day is a special day for dads when they are pampered by their children, given gifts, and even surprised with breakfast in bed! There are many […]


Notting Hill Carnival 24 25 August 2008

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Originally set up by members of the West Indian community, The Notting Hill Carnival started on 1965 and since then it has grown so much that today is the World’s second largest street festival. Every year more than 1 million people are expected to dance and join the Caribbean rhythm and soul of this particular […]


The Christian Sabbath

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The Bible tells us that God sanctified the seventh day Sabbath as a day in remembrance that He is the Creator of Heaven and Earth. It says, Exodus 20:8-11 “Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work: But the seventh day is the sabbath of […]


Did The Sabbath Change To Sunday

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In over 105 languages Saturday translates to Sabbath. In Italy it is called Sabbato, in Russia Subbota, in Portugal Sabbado, in Spain Sabado and in Poland Sobota. All of these names mean “Sabbath” or “rest day” in the various languages. The fourth commandment of the Bible says Exo 20:8-11 “Remember the sabbath day, to keep […]


A Hammock Perspective Of Life

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Do you sometimes have the feeling that life is becoming increasingly complicated, that politics, relationships and even seemingly simple things such as eating are tangled up in a net of opinions, ideas, recommendations, ideals and rules? Well, it is definitely not a black/white world anymore, the shades of grey are multiplying by the hour, and […]


Super Bowl Sunday Is The Biggest Unofficial Holiday

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In the 40 years since the first Super Bowl was played between Green Bay and Kansas City, Super Bowl Sunday has grown into an unofficial national holiday that has shopping and economic effects rivaling Christmas, Thanksgiving and other major official holidays. Whether it’s a casual get together with a few friends or a lavish, catered […]


Wanted And It Had Better Be Alive

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Pakistan did the USA a favor recently … All they got for it was a surprise rocket attack on their own soil. The situation is well-explained by London’s Sunday Telegraph in its 29 Jan 06 edition: Pakistan ‘delay let bin Laden escape US raid’ By Massoud Ansari in Karachi (Filed: 29/01/2006) “Prevarication by the Pakistani […]


Travel To Spain For The Holidays

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Spain abounds with celebrations. Nearly every day, a religious holiday or historical event in Spanish culture is observed. The most common religion is Roman Catholicism, and the majority of the events have a basis in religion. Depending on when and where you travel, you have a great chance of seeing a street festival or procession. […]


Cooking For Sunday Dinner

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From as far back as I can remember there have been special church occasions when dinner on the church grounds was the order for the day. Far too many times I watched as person after person walked in with store purchased fried chicken. Whether the reason for this was lack of time, lack of planning, […]


Is Al Michaels Still The Best Nfl Play By Play Announcer

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When ABC “traded” Al Michaels to NBC this off-season to be their number one play-by-play announcer for their new Sunday night NFL football package, it became clear that he is still perceived to be the best play-by-play announcer in the business. However, is that perception still a reality? Michaels began his career back in 1986 […]