Origin and History: Easter

Happy Easter. I grew up knowing Easter as a Christian celebration as the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This is the day I celebrate, but, as an adult, I found out the roots of the holiday. According to History.com, although most websites state the same thing, it was once a pagan holiday to celebrate the goddess of … Continue reading Origin and History: Easter

Origin and History: Cesar Chavez Day 3/31/15

Yesterday was Cesar Chavez Day in the USA and I completely forgot to publish my draft. Cesar Chavez day is especially important to me as I have family members that have worked in field picking crops. Let me just tell you, it is intense work. I remember my grandmother telling me stories of having to … Continue reading Origin and History: Cesar Chavez Day 3/31/15

Origin and History: April Fool’s Day

April Fool's Day is a day associated with pranks and games. I, for one, am curious about anything and everything. History is a major I wish I could've pursued, but remained in English. With that said, I looked up the history of this day and found that the day's origin can't really be pin pointed, … Continue reading Origin and History: April Fool’s Day