Archive for December, 2013

Shortest Day of the Year – Twice a Year

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

How often does the Earth get a “shortest day of the year?” While the northern hemisphere experiences (and celebrates) the shortest day of the year, (Winter Solstice), the southern half of the planet enjoys their longest day, (Summer Solstice). The reverse likewise holds true. Except at the equator where the days and nights are always […]

Gift Bags or Boxes

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

The controversy rages: gift bags or gift boxes? My preference is gift bags. * They are elegant keepsakes in themselves, representing luxury and the portent of a rare treasure. * They also fold and fit into randomly shaped spaces without breaking or becoming crushed. * Their material usually lasts longer than even the sturdiest of […]