Did you know that October 13 is the 243rd birthday of the US Navy? I didn’t. I learned about it after Rebecca agreed to perform music for one night of the celebrations at the Naval Submarine Base in Kings Bay, Georgia. As the October 11 date approached, south Georgia dealt with Hurricane Michael and for this time of year, intense heat. Despite those obstacles and others commonly associated with big events at a military facility, the Navy’s birthday kicked off smoothly. Continue reading “Despite a hurricane and heat, Naval Base at Kings Bay celebrates birthday”
Many of us can claim Irish ancestry to some degree, and our official holiday is St. Patrick’s Day. Lots of people, regardless of ethnicity, culturally appropriate this holiday to join in the fun.
It seems the celebration of this saint’s day grows more popular each year, and information from the National Retail Federation appears to confirm that. Continue reading “St. Patrick’s Day breaking news: It’s worth $6 billion”