"If all the year were playing holidays, To sport would be as tedious as to work. "
- William Shakespeare (15641616) 
King Henry IV. Part I. Act i. Sc. 2.  

 

Blogs - Days of Note
2016

Written by S. K. Smith

  

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 Journey of an Evolving Writer

  

  

  Holidays, Anniversaries, 
Historical Events, etc.
2016
  

January:

New Years:
Nostalgia 
(part 5) - 
Big Band and 
World War II

"Big Band and Glenn Miller still going strong in the 21st century."
S. K. Smith


 

Winter:
Music 
(part 1) - 
Winter

"In the spirit of the season, Antonio Vivaldi composed Winter."
S. K. Smith

 

Winter:
Poetry (part 1) 
- Snow

"Often it's hard to find the words that describe the wonder of nature.
S. K. Smith


 

 

February:

Valentines Day:

Music (part 2) - 
All You Need is Love

"Many celebrate Valentines Day with tokens of love such as cards, candy, flowers, special dinners.... But music is as universal as love. And love has been a popular theme of many songs throughout the ages."
S. K. Smith


 

 

March:

March 14:

Physics (part 4) - 
Einstein and Pi

As a 7 year-old girl, who knew? I would be celebrating my birthday, like Einstein's birthday, not with cake - but with Pi ... I mean Pie!
S. K. Smith


 

 Easter:

Tech 
(part 1) - 
The Gospel 
and Tech

"How would the Gospel be told via twitter in our times?"
S. K. Smith

 

April:

April 1:

Poetry (part 2) - 
The Fool's Prayer

"Shakespeare made great use of the fool, the King's jester, who was one court member who spoke the truth behind the mask of comedy"
S. K. Smith


 

April 22-30
Passover:

Music (part 3) - 
Passover

"Passover in 2016 will be celebrated April 22 - April 30. And it is a most significant event in the Old Testament as well as the New Testament."
S. K. Smith

 

May:

May 5:
National Day of Prayer

Pray4America 
(part 19) - 
Australia has our back
in prayer!

"The 65th annual National Day of Prayer is set to be observed on May 5, 2016.  And they have our back, down under, for the last 40 days."
S. K. Smith

May 21:
Armed Forces Day

Music (part 4) - 
Armed Forces Medley

"For 2016, Armed Forces Day comes on May 21st.  "
S. K. Smith

 

 

May 30:
Memorial Day

Patriots 
(part 1) - Taps

"Words often fail to capture the depth of gratitude for those who have given their all.  "
S. K. Smith

 

 

June:

June 6, 1944:
D-Day

Patriots (part 2) - 
D-Day Courage

"soldiers overcame these obstacles with tremendous courage, making due with the hand they were dealt "
S. K. Smith

 

June 25, 1876:
Battle of the Little Big Horn

CC (part 10) - 
Little Big Man

"June 25, 1876 marked the Battle of the Little Big Horn, also know as Custer's Last Stand. And we've coming up on its 140th anniversary."
S. K. Smith

 

July:

July 4, 1776:
 Independence Day

Patriots 
(part 3) - 
Signers of 
the Declaration

"Today, many politicians will give away our freedoms for their position of power.

But in 1776, these men and their families risked it all, with nothing material to gain for themselves..."

S. K. Smith

 

 

August:

August 13-14, 2016:
 Perseid Meteor Showers.

Science 101 (part 5) - 
August Meteor Showers

"This coming August 13-14, 2016 will be a peak of the Perseid Meteor Showers."
S. K. Smith

 

 

September:

September 8, 1966:
Star Trek premier

Faith (part 1) - 
Star Trek and Christianity

through this SciFi series, we find faith in unexpected places"
S. K. Smith

 

 

October:

October 31:

Cats (part 1) - 
Halloween and Cats

"The internet is made of cats!"
S. K. Smith

 

 

November:

November 11, 1918
(World War One):

ELM (part 6) - 
The Boys Going West

"And war leaves a mark and makes its way into literature."
S. K. Smith

 

 

December:

December 7, 1941
Pearl Harbor Day:

Patriots (part 4) - 
Pearl Harbor - 
75 years ago

"But 75 years ago, FDR and the  men and women who served, home and abroad, 
were determined to win and prevailed during those dark days."

S. K. Smith

 

Christmas:

Cats (part 2) - 
Christmas and Cats

"So from the cats around the internet...
We Wish You A Merry Christmas
and a Happy New Year! 
"

S. K. Smith

 

 

   

  
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