Apres Christmas we have Happy Boxing Day. How it began, what it means, who celebrates it? It’s not as straightforward as you might imagine. The best explanation came from this TIME article. It’s a tad slow to load, but interesting. Here’s another shorter, more entertaining piece about Boxing Day.
Kwanzaa starts today. A combination of “fruit harvesting” celebrations, this relatively new holiday had it’s beginnings after the dreadful Watts Riots in L.A.
5 Days to 2012. Here’s wishing all of you a wonderful end of 2011 and a fantastic beginning in 2012. My New Year writing tips are: Write what you love. Read what you love. Enjoy doing both!