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Where did Auld Lang Syne come from?

The Origin of Auld Lang Syne

One of the biggest traditions we have for the new year beside setting resolutions or goals is that we sing Auld Lang Syne at midnight. Yet why do we sing this particular song? That is actually a easy story to tell There was a big time band director by the name of Guy Lombardo and in the 20’s he started playing this song at the stroke of midnight. And he kept it up till his …

Here is a video of 10 strange christmas traditions

Odd Christmas Traditions

You know how I was saying that there are some new Christmas Traditions you can partake in? Well, I thought it would be fun to look at some of the older more unique christmas traditions found through out the world. Yeah Everyone has heard of Krampus and that sounds like it would be a fun event to attend with all these scary dudes walking around leaving candy or sticks in peoples boots. While at the …

Listen to a Christmas classic in a new slightly depressing light

Christmas Carols in a Minor Key

The power of keys. I never understood what the key of “whatever” meant and what the changes to the key scale did to a song. The Guys at Classic FM must have understood that I was thinking this and shared it out for everybody to enjoy. Is a song lifting or is it a funeral march? The Key is what is important. I am not a music major so I will let you witness it …

Some traditions you can have for your family Christmas

14 Christmas Traditions For Your Family

Hey, Christmas is just around the corner. Thanksgiving dinner is still warm and the leftovers are still being consumed. But it is now time to start thinking of the most wonderful time of the year. Yet not just Christmas itself but I want you to think of traditions, especially if you have young kids. These traditions stick with them and become an incredibly important part of their world and how it operates. That is why …

great movies about people who are angry

3 Movies About Unbound Anger

Ok first off yeah I am breaking format a little bit in that these aren’t so many helpful links about this weeks topic. But honestly, I couldn’t really find anything that really fit the topic. So I thought I would have some fun and talk about three movies that about people just being angry. With it being October to boot that just makes it that much more fun cause you can’t be serious all the …

Need a place to camp but cant travel? Use your backyard.

Camping In the Backyard

There is something about camping out in the backyard that makes you smile. Grown men camping in the back instantly feel like they are 12 years old once more. The reason for sleeping out in the backyard can range from its fun too I was more fresh air. Often it is a time for you to be able to introduce the kids to camping while not having to worry about bringing all your creature comforts …