Saturday, December 04, 2021
The original advent calendar

How Advent Calendars Redefined Advent

On Wednesday December 1st 2021 your fingernail can begin prising open the first door on your Advent Calendar. Because it’s the start of Advent, right? Actually, in 2021, the Advent period began on Sunday November 28th and will last for 27 days. The length of Advent can vary between 22 days and 27 days – […]

Statue of Columbus in Barcelona

Where next for Columbus Day?

Is Columbus finally sailing off the edge of the world? Columbus Day has been a federal holiday since 1937 and has been observed on the second Monday in October since 1971. The holiday that marks Europe’s discovery of the new world has run into uncharted waters and feels as though it could sink without a […]

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