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"Carlow Cathedral: St Patrick Preaching to the Kings" by Andreas Franz Borchert at flickr.com (scaled and text added)

What’s This Day Really About?
Celebrating Saint Patrick

Saint Patrick’s Day is filled with parades, shamrocks, green, corned beef cabbage and many other fun traditions. What is Saint Patrick’s Day really about? My daughter will often ask me what holidays are really about. She wants to know what she is celebrating. This not only makes me proud, but forces me to investigate and learn as well.

"Carlow Cathedral: St Patrick Preaching to the Kings" by Andreas Franz Borchert at flickr.com (scaled and text added)

Image courtesy of Andreas Franz Borchert at flickr.com (scaled and text added)

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"Groundhog" by phrawr at flickr.com (scaled and text added)

An Unlikely Star Rises out of the Shadows
Groundhog Day Stories and Activities

Raise your hand if you are tired of snow and cold weather. Luckily, here in Colorado it hasn’t been too bad this year. That doesn’t mean I’m not up for a little more sunshine and few more park days. Groundhog day is here and we will find out if spring is upon us or we will have six more weeks of frigid weather. Brrr…

"Groundhog" by phrawr at flickr.com (scaled and text added)

Image courtesy of phrawr at flickr.com (scaled and text added)

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Image courtesy of Mike Licht at flickr.com (scaled and text added)

Creating Magic With My Daughter
Thanksgiving on Thursday Book Study

My Daughter and I recently read Thanksgiving on Thursday by Mary Pope Osborne. I have been trying to get her to read the Magic Tree House series for quite sometime but she has been against it. She can be stubborn that way. I decided to download one on my iPad and trick her.

Image courtesy of Mike Licht at flickr.com (scaled and text added)

Image courtesy of Mike Licht at flickr.com (scaled and text added)

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