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March 1st is YOUR Day to be Gloriously Stinky

    Every Nation has its symbols. Russia has the double-headed eagle, symbols of power and domination, while India has a tiger to represent strength and elegance. Belgium—which in my opinion should have a box of chocolates—has a lion and a crown on their coat of arms. Wales has a leek.       Ode to the Leek Oh, marvelous leek, your sophistication outshines your relatives; onion and garlic. Your long green…

The Joy and Magic of the Pig: Are You Missing Out?

What’s your opinion of pigs? Do you like them better when their small and dainty, or do you prefer big and chunky? How about with wings? Never seen a winged pig? Where I live they come out every Christmas. There are winged pigs made of porcelain, fabric, candy, and my personal favorite big wire-framed light up pigs for the yard. Now, some might wonder how and when the pig got promoted from…

Do you Have What It Takes to Be the Lord of Misrule?

If you’re looking for some seasonal work, you might want to try for the Lord of Misrule. Of course, you’ll have to travel back in time, anywhere between the 13th and 16th centuries would be best. Relocation to Britain, Ireland, or Newfoundland may be required. Positions can be attained at estates, royal courts, and even big name colleges such as Oxford and Cambridge. Please be aware the job is also known…

Wanna be a Gypsy? Better Learn These 10 Things

You’ve dreamed about it haven’t you. It’s ok, we’ve all been there. It happens on days when you’re sick of cleaning, sick of working, sick or running your kids from one activity to another. You imagine yourself free from every tie that binds you, traveling wherever your heart leads, living for yourself and your family instead of your mortgage payment. You see yourself out in…