Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

The lyrics of this song are based on a poem by Jane Taylor called “The Star” which appeared in 1806. “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” is a lullaby song and one of the most beloved nursery rhymes.   Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are. Up above the world so high, Like a […]

A Star is Born

A Star is Born

Whenever you speak the truth, whenever you love someone, whenever you get involved, whenever you drop a bad habit and begin a new one, whenever you say your prayers, whenever you read a good book, whenever you watch wholesome entertainment, whenever you spend time with a family member, a friend, or someone that is lonely, […]

Reverse Christmas Parade

Reverse Christmas Parade

Do you know the definition for the New Word of the Day, which is “Reverse Christmas Parade”? Pronounced: [ri-ˈvərs] [kris-məs] [pə-ˈrād] All of the Christmas floats, tables and decorations are stationary while motorists drive by passing them on the street. The Grinch did not steal the Christmas spirit of celebrating with the newest improvisation called […]

Potato Candy Recipe

Potato Candy Recipe

Since sugar was rationed and in short supply during the Great Depression (1929-1939), confectioners sugar was used instead. This delicious Potato Candy recipe was easy and quite popular. Potato flakes were invented around 1954. Ingredients: 1 cup mashed potatoes (or substitute instant potato flakes) 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon vanilla extract (optional) 1/2 cup peanut […]

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Wouldn’t it be absolutely wonderful to watch The Nutcracker  (1892) by Peter Tchaikovsky for free? Well, here it is. Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s Fireside Nutcracker brings the magic of the holiday season right to your home! This virtual production adapts the timeless holiday ballet for film with awesome music, thrilling dance moves and classic Nutcracker characters. […]

Thanksgiving Day Parade

Thanksgiving Day Parade

Watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! One of the nation’s most favorite traditions returns with Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade for the 94th year. The parade will be seen by more than 50 million homes across the country featuring performances and appearances from some of the biggest names in entertainment. Macy’s Parade delights viewers with giant […]

Sistine Chapel in Rome

Sistine Chapel in Rome

The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome, one of Italian artist Michelangelo’s finest works, was exhibited to the public for the first time on November 1, 1512. Michelangelo Buonarroti, the greatest of the Italian Renaissance artists, was born in 1475 in Caprese.  Michelangelo grew up in Florence, a center of the early Renaissance movement. He became […]