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Its November 1st and the Holidays are fast approaching. So fast in fact the malls and stores have been showing signs of the Holiday Season! And we only celebrated Halloween yesterday!
November begins with Los Dias De Los Muertos, or Days of the Dead (Nov. 01-02). This import from Mexico and South America celebrates family and friends who have passed. Unlike the sorrow and sadness of the US culture of death, Los Dias De Los Muertos is a happy and jubilant time to remember and honor your loved ones. And there’s lots of smiling skeletons too!
And who can forget Black Friday and the beginning of the Christmas season? So start saving up those pennies because it feels like its going to be a quick month!
Here’s some fun facts about November…
Month of year: 11th
Horoscope: Scorpio, Sagittarius
Originally the ninth month of the Roman calendar, November was named for novem – the number nine
US General Election Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday*
*source: Daily Holidays on the Net
Welcome to June 2008!
Its late Spring in the US and our gardens are reaching their prime! Its a busy month as schools wrap up their final classes, mom’s planning for vacations and camp, and kids everywhere are on countdown till the last day of school.
We’ve got Father’s Day coming up (June 15th – are you ready?!). And we’re looking forward to those lazy, hazy, crazy days of Summer, those days of soda and pretzels and beer!
Some facts about the Month of June
June, which has 30 days, is the 6th month of the year. June is named after the Roman goddess Juno, wife of Jupiter.
Season: Spring, Summer
Horoscope: Gemini, Cancer
Important Observances: D-Day (06), Shavuot (08th – sundown), Flag Day (14), Father’s Day (15), Summer (20)