Tag Archives: holidays

Party On, People

So the mail wasn’t running yesterday and my girlfriend had the day off so I sort of also had the day off to hang out with her. I managed to post to this blog, hand in a column, edit an article, and meet with an editor, but I also managed to go for a drive, [...]

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Keef Hunter

Took a break from the blog for about a week while I was celebrating the holidays. I’m still celebrating the holidays, but I’m also back at this illuminated scroll, revealing the secrets of the sacred and the foibles of the fearsome. And sometimes — like today — I’m just posting cool little videos like this [...]

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The First Saturnalia

According to the Wiki, December 17, 497 BC marked the start of the first-ever Saturnalia holiday in ancient Rome. You’ve gotta love that Roman record-keeping, and the revelry, gift-giving and sacrifices of that celebration made up “the best of days” according to the poet Catullus. The Saturnalia season is the pre-cursor to many of our [...]

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