Tagged: Holidays

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But Now Sit in Silence

While the country appears more divided than ever, I wonder if there are families like ours-those who felt that divide at one point. But now sit in silence.

Songs of Wanting and Receiving

I’ve compiled a list of songs about wanting something really bad and then about the pleasure of finally getting it for people who hate holiday music just as much as I do.

Christmas

Linky Friday: Merry and Bright

Linky Friday is Ordinary Times’ end of week tradition of bringing you stories and links from around the world and across the web. This week, Merry and Bright with music and reading all about the holidays.

Rename Columbus Day for All Explorers

To expand Columbus Day to encompass other adventurers of all American epochs would be most fitting, and allow today’s far more diverse American citizenry to embrace a common thread in our shared history. So why not rename it Explorers Day, simultaneously celebrating entrepreneurship and discovery, and encompassing all intrepid adventurers, of land, sea, air, and space.