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SheriC

Portable Magic

Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.

Currently reading

Festivus: The Holiday for the Rest of Us
Allen Salkin, Jerry Stiller
The Light in the Ruins
Chris Bohjalian
Flowers for Algernon
Daniel Keyes
Progress: 289/311 pages

16 Festive Tasks: PM's Tracking Post #4

 

Marker Key:

Total Points: 14

 

Square 1: November 1st:

 

All Saints Day / Día de los Muertos

 

Calan Gaeaf

 

Square 2: November 5th:

 

Guy Fawkes Night (Bonfire Night/Fireworks Night)

 

Bon Om Touk (Cambodian Water Festival)

 

Square 3: November 11th:

 

St. Martin’s Day (11th)

 

Veterans’ Day / Armistice Day (11th)

 

Square 4: November 22nd and 23rd:

 

Penance Day (22nd)

 

Thanksgiving (23rd) 

 

Square 5: December 3rd and following 3 Sundays:

 

Advent

 

Square 6: December 5th-6th and 8th:

 

Sinterklaas / Krampusnacht (5th) / St. Nicholas Day (6th) 

 

Bodhi Day (8th)

 

Square 7: December 10th & 13th:

 

International Human Rights Day (10th)

 

St. Lucia’s Day (13th) 

 

Square 8: December 12th - 24th:

 

Hanukkah (begins 12th, ends 20th)

 

Las Posadas (begins 16th, ends 24th) 

 

Square 9: December 21st:

 

Winter Solstice / Yaldā Night

 

Mōdraniht

 

Yuletide

 

Square 10: December 21st:

 

World Peace Day

  • In Progress (Sq10 or Sq14): Book: I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai & Christina Lamb (Hardcover)

 

Pancha Ganapati begins (ends 25th)

 

Square 11: December 21st-22nd:

 

Soyal (21st)

 

Dōngzhì Festival (22nd) (China)

 

Square 12: December 23rd

 

Festivus

 

Saturnalia ends (begins 17th)

 

Square 13: December 25th

 

Christmas

 

Hogswatch

 

Square 14: December 25th

 

Dies Natalis Solis Invicti

 

Quaid-e-Azam’s Day

  • In Progress (Sq10 or Sq14): Book: I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai & Christina Lamb (Hardcover)

 

Square 15: December 25th-26th:

 

Newtonmas (25th)

 

St. Stephen's Day/Boxing Day (26th)

 

Square 16: December 26th-31st:

 

Kwanzaa (begins 26th, ends 31st)

 

New Year’s Eve / Hogmanay / St. Sylvester’s Day / Watch Night