Daylight Saving Time Ends

Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday, November 5, 2017 On July 1, 1908, the residents of Port Arthur, Ontario, today’s Thunder Bay, turned their clocks forward by 1 hour to start the world’s first DST period. The idea did not catch on globally until Germany introduced DST in 1916. Clocks in the German Empire, and its […]


Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween   Halloween evolved from the ancient Celtic holiday of Samhain, but Halloween today is less about the fear of ghosts and ghouls and more about costumes and candy. The Celts, who used the day to mark the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter, also believed that the change of […]


Holiday Craft Show Nov 4

Holiday Craft Show Nov 4 It’s time for holiday shopping in Elgin at St. Thomas More School. Come chat with me in the gym at Booth # 38 (where the bake sale is) and get your holiday gifts crossed off your checklist.         I have a Show Special – it’s a surprise, […]