It's been a long wait, but football season is finally kicking off. Naturally, I've been a Cowboys fan for as long as I can remember. Growing up near the old Norbuck field, I used to be able to walk from my house to watch them practice. Late one summer, I actually grabbed a pen and paper and headed out to see if I could get an autograph. Being 9 years old, I can't remember which player ended up giving me his signature. At that age, I was more aware of the general star power of the Cowboys than the stats or exploits of any given team ... CONTINUE READING
Who Can Sing 'Happy Birthday'?
Is your calendar full of birthday parties this month? You're not alone. In the United States, more people are born in September than in any other month, meaning Americans will sing many choruses of "Happy Birthday" this.. CONTINUE READING
Origins of Oktoberfest and Popular Events
With Oktoberfest right around the corner, you may start hearing some of these fun sayings: "I don’t give a Schnitzel," "Keep calm, and Prost on," or "You can't buy happiness, but you can buy beer." But what exactly is Oktoberfest, and why do so many people celebrate it? Here are some fun facts about ... CONTINUE READING