Happy December!

“I heard a bird sing in the dark of December. A magical thing. And sweet to remember. We are nearer to Spring than we were in September. I heard a bird sing in the dark of December.” – Oliver Herford

Interesting Facts:

December is National Giving Month.

December 2nd, 1877, Louis-Paul Cailletet became the first to liquify oxygen. He went on to liquify nitrogen, hydrogen, nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide, and acetylene.

December 18th, 1839, John William Draper took a daguerreotype of the moon, the first celestial photograph made in the US.

Birthstone: Turquoise.
Flower of the Month: Narcissus.
Zodiac Signs: Sagittarius, Capricorn.
Also in December
DEC 7     Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
DEC 10  Hanukkah Starts
DEC 18  Hanukkah Ends
DEC 21  Winter Solstice
DEC 25  Christmas Day
DEC 31  New Year’s Eve

Thank you for a wonderful year. I look forward to the next!


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