Tag Archives: Boxing Day

Why Whine?

Today’s commemoration is the one that makes me cringe. Today is National Whining Day. The unofficial holiday is difficult to write about without sounding whiny myself. So I’ll try and make my point without too much tap dancing around the … Continue reading

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Unofficial Boxing Day In The U.S.

The holiday called Boxing Day appears on some of our calendars in the United States, but is only officially celebrated in Canada, the UK, and much of the rest of the old British Commonwealth.  I’ve covered Boxing Day in an … Continue reading

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Happy Boxing Day

I was probably about eleven years old when the family acquired a wall calendar that listed holidays in fine print at the bottom of each square.  There were lots of holidays on the pages, familiar ones like Independence Day and … Continue reading

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