Category: New Year’s Day

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New Year, New Beginnings

Although today marks the third day of the new year, it is the first business day for most people. Why do we care that 1 January marks the beginning of a new

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Happy New Year 2022

We look forward to a New Year with hope and excitement for what we can discover, what we can innovate and for what we achieve in 2022. It will be a truly

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New Year’s Day 2021

Goodbye and good riddance. Undoubtedly, those are the sentiments of many people as they greet the New Year. Journalist David Andreatta (@david_andreatta) stated it about as bluntly as you can, “What a

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New Year’s Eve 2019

“Each new year offers an exciting opportunity for a fresh start and new beginnings,” writes Maryn Liles, “which is probably why we all look forward to New Year’s Eve so much.”[1] Despite

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Happy New Year 2019

Have you ever wondered why the New Year starts in January rather than a more pleasant month for celebrating, like June? Meghan Bartels (@meghanbartels) was curious. “The new year has to begin

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Happy New Year 2018

It’s entirely fitting this New Year begins on a Monday. Although Sunday is the official start of the week, for most working people Monday marks the beginning of the work week. Other

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Happy New Year 2017

The late John Dos Passos (1896–1970), U.S. novelist, poet, playwright, painter, reported, “In certain savage tribes in New Guinea, they put the old people up in the trees and shake them once

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New Year’s Day 2016

I’ve read that New Year’s Day is probably the most celebrated public holiday around the world with celebrations commencing at midnight that include singing, fireworks, and dancing. You could probably say it is

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