Earth Day was founded in 1970 as a day of education about environmental issues, and Earth Day 2021 will occur on Thursday, April 22—the holiday’s 51st anniversary. The holiday is now a global celebration that’s sometimes extended into Earth Week, a full seven days of events focused on green living.
It’s important to take care of where we live. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Replenish and Restore all the things. When you take care of our planet you take care of others and yourself. It’s being a good neighbor. As we continue to deal with the pandemic lets not lose sight of having a planet that will sustain us in all situations.
To my dear friends in Canada I wish you a great Thanksgiving Day whether you are celebrating on Sunday or Monday. May your plates be full, and your hearts warmed in this time. It’s a different holiday this year but the wishes of togetherness with family and friends is eternal. Be well and safe. Grace and peace to you all from Nova Scotia to British Columbia and all the places in between.
Today is my 51st birthday. Yes I don’t mind revealing how old I am. It’s a badge of honor and life. It’s an interesting time we live in and to celebrate birthdays is a good thing. Having friends of all ages is something cool. Thank you for your friendship everyone.
Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s difficult victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza.
It’s also a time for many to celebrate with Mexican food and drink. It seems to be another reason to have a big party. No matter how you celebrate have fun, be safe and remember the reasons for the day.
Kwanzaa is a week-long annual celebration held in the United States and other nations of the African diaspora in the Americas to honor African heritage in African-American culture. It is observed from December 26 to January 1.
Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is an American holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. state of Texas, and more generally the emancipation of enslaved blacks throughout the former Confederacy of the southern United States. (From Wikipedia)
To all in the Muslim community celebrating the month of Ramadan I wish you peace during this time of prayer, fasting and reflection. May we find connections to bring us together and to seek new ways of understanding. As-salāmu ʿalaykum to everyone.
Hanukkah is celebrated around the world for eight days and nights. Hanukkah celebrates the victory of the Maccabees or Israelites over the Greek-Syrian ruler, Antiochus about 2200 years ago. A Menorah is a special nine-branched candelabrum, also known in Hebrew as a Hanukiah.
To all my Jewish friends and fellow bloggers who are celebrating this time of faith, light and love have a wonderful time of being together in family and community.