Valentina’s Day

Hashtags: Background, @NASAGoddardPix, Cosmic glitter (Some rights reserved) June 16 is Valentina’s Day, aka Valentina Tereshkova’s Day. Hashtag: #ValentinasDay BackgroundOn June 16, 1963, Valentina Tereshkova, a 26-year-old cosmonaut from Russia became the first woman in space. Wikipedia: Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova (Russian: Валентина Владимировна Терешкова, born March 6, 1937) is a member of the Russian State …

Epiphany

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Epiphany = the experience of a sudden and striking realization In the Christian calendar, Epiphany is the 6th of January. Elsewhere on the WebThe message of Epiphany: Rise up; Your light has come! – America Jesuit ReviewTime and Date QuotesWhere is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his …

Christmas Music

Photo: Boris’ Christmas Fairyland (also see: boris) Christmas Music from Tire Companies Selections of Christmas Music 12 Days of ChristmasLyrics – Huapala Silent Night Recommended Listening200 years of Silent Night -The story behind Franz Gruber’s beloved carol of Oberndorf Austria. Note – it begins and ends on a dissonant note, kind of rare for the …

Human Rights Day

Photo: USFWS, Sunrise, Big Stone (Some rights reserved) December 10 is Human Rights DayHashtag: #HumanRightsDay Human rights = a right that is believed to belong justifiably to every person Key Linksun.org/en/events/[email protected] Questions How is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights relevant today? How is Human Rights Day translated in other languages? How is Human Rights …