Category Archives: holiday

Happy Thanksgiving!

It’s finally here. Today’s the day for family gatherings, good food and giving thanks to whatever Entity created it. Today we eat like kings while the little ones create the pitter-patter of hoof beats on the floor. Someone will tell … Continue reading

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Labor Day

This is it. The last day of the Labor Day weekend. This holiday is, for many, the psychological end of summer. Sort of a let down. The real let down will come in November when we change clocks to Standard … Continue reading

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Japanese fireworks

The Japanese have a very clean and regimented way of celebrating the new year by using a meticulous fireworks display that’s absolutely perfect in every way.

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Happy Independence Day!

Just like you, the SPT staff and I are taking it easy for this holiday. There are a few pertinent links below for when you just have to take a break from the barbecue and fireworks. Enjoy yourselves today and dammit, … Continue reading

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It’s Canada Day

Our neighbors to the north have the jump on their holiday before we have our 4th of July. That doesn’t lessen the importance of either holiday. Canada Day is their summer fun time to eat, drink beer, enjoy friends and … Continue reading

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Nick Offerman and Father’s Day

Nick Offerman has the perfect idea for a Father’s Day gift for his dad. Turns out, his dad has an even better one.

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Slinks

It’s Memorial Day here in the U.S. A day to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the country. Please fly the flag today in honor of the fallen. Body Bearers [1:29] The fallen of World War II … Continue reading

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Chocolate bunny

Great to watch the day after Easter.

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9 years online!

Online since April 13th of ’08. Time for a beer. Thanks to all who have been here since the early days.

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Million Dollar Homepage

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Spaghetti harvest in Ticino

Original tale from 1957.

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The history of April Fools

It’s all because of the Pope and his new calendar. Or maybe not.

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It’s St. Patrick’s Day

Today, the entire country turns green and everyone is honorary Irish. Deal with it the best you can. Have a beer. It’s not Irish A pint o’ Guinness That one Guinness ad No alcoholics in Ireland – fave

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It’s Australia Day

It’s Straya Day! Celebrated annually on the 26th of January, it marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the first fleet of British ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales, and the raising of the flag of Great Britain … Continue reading

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Celebrating the New Year in Sweden

This was the traditional New Year’s celebration in Malmö in the area of Möllevången. Quite typically some individuals are shooting rockets and bombs randomly into crowds. Luckily no one was seriously injured.

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