Fun Fact Friday!

German chocolate cake is named after a guy named Sam German, not the country. Almost as many people were killed by guillotine in Nazi Germany as in the French Revolution. The creature that kills the most people every year isn’t snakes, sharks, or even other humans it’s the mosquito. The Sun City Poms is a cheerleading squad in Arizona that only people 55…

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Parade Parade Parade !

Join us on Thanksgiving morning, November 22, 2018, at 9:00 a.m., for the H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade. The Parade is located in downtown Houston and is FREE for all. For those who would like to purchase general seating, there is an opportunity to do so on this page that will post November 2018. The Houston Thanksgiving…

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Things to Do in Texas in November

Things to Do in Texas in November Fall Foliage, Football, Thanksgiving Mark Month in Texas November is a great month to visit Texas. Football season is entering its home stretch, and there are plenty of good games every weekend across the Lone Star State. Fall’s pleasant weather is also a great complement to the many…

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A Day In History

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States, and Thanksgiving 2018 occurs on Thursday, November 22. In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by…

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Ruby Red Love !

A ruby is a pink to blood-red colored gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminum oxide). Other varieties of gem-quality corundum are called sapphires. Ruby is one of the traditional cardinal gems, together with amethyst, sapphire, emerald, and diamond. The word ruby comes from ruber, Latin for red. The color of a ruby is due to the element chromium. The quality of a ruby is determined by its color, cut, and clarity,…

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Hinduism

Hinduism, major world religion originating on the Indian subcontinent and comprising several and varied systems of philosophy, belief, and ritual. Although the name Hinduism is relatively new, having been coined by British writers in the first decades of the 19th century, it refers to a rich cumulative tradition of texts and practices, some of which date to the 2nd millennium BCE or possibly earlier.…

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