Sunday, October 10, 2010


Great expectations for some ... just another day for others

Whatever your plans are ... enjoy.

October 11, 2010

Columbus Day

Columbus Day is a holiday celebrating the anniversary of the October 12, 1492 arrival of Christopher Columbus to the Americas. Similar holidays, celebrated as Día de la Raza (Day of the Race) in many countries in Latin America, Día de las Culturas (Day of the Cultures) in Costa Rica, Discovery Day in the Bahamas, Día de la Hispanidad in Spain, and the newly-renamed (as of 2002) Día de la Resistencia Indígena (Day of Indigenous Resistance) in Venezuela, commemorate the same event.

Columbus Day 2010 Google News

The Eclipse That Saved Columbus

Columbus and the Sargasso Sea - Bermuda Triangle

By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions,

one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.

I should not proceed by land to the East, as is customary, but by a Westerly route,

in which direction we have hitherto no certain evidence that any one has gone.

Christopher Columbus Quotes 1

Christopher Columbus Quotes 2

Christopher Columbus Quotes 3

October 11, 2010

The First Thanksgiving - Painting by Jean Louis Gerome Ferris

Thanksgiving in Canada

Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is an annual one-day holiday to give thanks, traditionally to God, for the things one has at the close of the harvest season. In Canada, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday in October. Enjoy your holiday.