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AlcoHOLidays | Easter | Trio of the Southern Cross

The “shadowy” origins of many Christian holidays are major bones of contention among the devout and while I’m used to the usual arguments surfacing around Christmas I admit I’m a bit surprised at the furor rampant (at least among my Facebook friends) over Easter‘s influences. Nutshell: the bunny, chicks, and eggs that don’t really seem like obvious symbols […]

AlcoHOLidays | Carnival & Mardi Gras | King’s Cup

Following right on the heels of the Christmas season–when most people are beginning to experience the post-holiday doldrums–certain parts of the world have one thing in mind: continuing the party. For most areas, Carnival starts somewhere between January 6th (Twelfth Night or the Feast of Epiphany) and just before Lent, flowing merrily onward for a month or […]

50 Shots of America–Florida

Liquid Sunshine Oh, hey, did you think we were done with the East Coast? That we were at least finished with the Southeast, moving as we are through the Midwest and all? Not exactly. See, while the rest of the country was becoming locally-owned, the Spanish were still holding on to Florida with a pretty […]