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Where did Auld Lang Syne come from?

The Origin of Auld Lang Syne

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 death in 1977. Yet the song didn’t stop with his passing. The song is actually several hundred years old and originated in Scotland. It was …

Here is a video of 10 strange christmas traditions

Odd Christmas Traditions

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 same time smacking random people with switches. There are other traditions especially in Catalonia where they have a dude who is Taking a load off …

Listen to a Christmas classic in a new slightly depressing light

Christmas Carols in a Minor Key

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 yourself have fun. Merry Christmas! Share3TweetPin1ShareShare4 Shares

Some traditions you can have for your family Christmas

14 Christmas Traditions For Your Family

Reading Time: 7 minutes 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 today I wanted to talk about 12 different Christmas traditions that you can and should incorporate into your holidays. These are often old traditions that …

great movies about people who are angry

3 Movies About Unbound Anger

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 time. The Incredible Hulk Ok First off if you are going to talk about Anger or rage and The Big Green dude doesn’t come to …

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

Camping In the Backyard

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 with you. I thought I would share with you a great example of how YouTuber Todd Toven spent used the fun of a backyard camping …