Emancipation Day…

…for St. Kitt’s and Nevis. These, of course, are islands in the Caribbean. To me, one of the more interesting facts about this smallest of nations in the Americas, is that Alexander Hamilton spent his childhood there. When I learned this I smiled and thought how contradictory these two visuals are. I pictured Alex, in […]

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St. James Day

So, as you’ve maybe noticed, most international holidays are just that, holy-days. Today in Spain, and many other countries, is the day to celebrate St. James. Again, I did some quick research and found some fascinating things. St. James was, among other things, a pilgrim. The symbol for pilgrims and people with no permanent home […]

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