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A Brief History of Valentine’s Day Greetings

Origins of Valentine’s Day From 13 to 15 February, ancient Romans celebrated the feast of Lupercalia. Many believe that the origins of Valentine’s Day can be traced back to this ancient fertility festival. To mark the occasion Roman men sacrificed … Continue reading

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Holiday Reads: The Return of the Light: Twelve Tales From Around The World For The Winter Solstice

The Return of the Light: Twelve Tales From Around The World For The Winter Solstice by Carolyn McVickar Edwards Paperback, 178 pages Published November 1st 2000 by Da Capo Press CELEBRATE THE RETURN OF THE SUN, THE RETURN OF THE … Continue reading

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