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Weekend Open Thread

| April 10, 2020 | 85 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

Easter Season begins on Sunday, April 12, 2020. It’s 50 days long, running from Easter Sunday until Pentecost. This season is considered more important than the Christmas season. Just imagine if this season was commercialized like Christmas. Enjoy your weekend.

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Weekend Open Thread

| April 3, 2020 | 108 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

This coming Sunday is Palm Sunday. It’s also the beginning of Holy Week. We’re very familiar with the events associated with Palm Sunday, as well as Holy Friday. Each of the days from Sunday through Saturday highlights a major gospel event… Culminating in the vigil on Holy Saturday, and the resurrection the following Sunday. Enjoy […]

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Weekend Open Thread

| March 27, 2020 | 216 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

This coming Sunday is Vietnam War Veterans Day. The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 Made March 29 a day of celebration, where the flag is flown to recognize Vietnam veterans. This is an annual event. Enjoy your weekend.

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Weekend Open Thread

| March 20, 2020 | 149 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

If you own a PC, chances are strong there it has voice dictation software already installed. Plug “voice recognition” into your system search. This program allows you to use your voice to interact with the computer, in addition to dictating words. If that doesn’t work out for you, there are other options. I use Dragon […]

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Weekend Open Thread

| March 13, 2020 | 151 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

The vernal equinox is this coming Thursday, March 19, 2020. This is the astronomical first day of spring in the northern hemisphere. Other parts of the world use the meteorological start date, which is on the first of the month. Meteorological spring began on March 1. Enjoy your weekend.

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Weekend Open Thread

| March 6, 2020 | 110 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

Don’t forget to set your time ahead this weekend. Clocks spring forward, one hour, at 2 a.m. Sunday Morning. I stayed on Daylight Saving Time when everybody set their clocks back in November 2019. Extra darkness in the morning after I completed my predawn runs… Plus the body clock is already adjusted to the upcoming […]

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Weekend Open Thread

| February 28, 2020 | 146 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

  It’s February 28, 2020. What if your birthday was on the 29th of February? Would you celebrate it on February 28 on non-leap years, or on March 1 on non-leap years? Those born on February 29, participating in the Lenten fast this year, would wait till the following Sunday to celebrate. Enjoy your weekend.

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Weekend Open Thread

| February 21, 2020 | 77 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

As I mentioned in January 3’s Weekend Open Thread, the Mardi Gras Season runs from January 6 through February 25 this year. Mardi Gras is February 25, 2020. February 26, 2020, is Ash Wednesday. Mardi Gras means “Fat Tuesday”. There is a history behind this. During the medieval period, they didn’t have the meat processing […]

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