Annual Non-Denominational Winter/Summer Solstice Celebration Giveaway Happy Fun Time!

Traditionally (and I’m talking well before any guy named Jesus was apparently born of a virgin in the Middle-East), the winter solstice was a celebration of the shortest day of the year, one where the sun and its heat would gradually return to the earth in the form of increasingly longer days after the long cold winter. Of course, this celebration was warranted, and was a massive morale booster, after so many months in ice and snow with...

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Boy Scouts America: Anti Gay, Anti Atheist (BSA Blog Carnival)

Organisations like the Scouts are invaluable for kids growing up. They teach kids to interact together, to become self-reliant, and to foster skills that may otherwise be lost in today’s technological society; Tying knots and pitching a tent are skills I take for granted as an adult, but without the grounding that the Scouts gave me in these skill-sets, my learning would have been as an adult, which is much more difficult than learning as...

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