Monthly Archive: February 2018

President’s Day ~ Lesser Known Facts

We are about to celebrate another Presidents’ Day on the third Monday in February (the 20th this year). This occasion was originally celebrated in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington. It is still officially called “Washington’s Birthday” by the federal government. While it was first celebrated on February 22, Washington’s actual day of birth, the holiday became popularly known as Presidents’ Day after it …

The Healing Power of February’s Amethyst

February February finds us in the coldest, darkest and thankfully the shortest month of the winter season.  This month we require  extra effort to seek out the qualities of peace, courage and stability.  Warmth, we need warmth most of all.   We add another layer, the richness of an angora throw across our shoulders compliment the ultra plush, nap-soft fuzzy socks which cradle our feet.  We savor an afternoon cup …