Chinese New Year, or known to some as the Lunar New Year, is an annual celebration of the beginning of the new year on the Chinese calendar. This year, the official observance of Chinese New Year kicks off with the festival portion of the celebration on February 5, known as the Spring Festival in modern China. The celebration ends with what is known as the Lantern Festival, which takes place February 19. However, preparations for the festivities began as early as January 28.
Last week marked the beginning of the 2019 Regular Session. Senators and Representatives from all over the state convened at the Capitol in Frankfort to do the business of the people. This is only a 30-day session because we’re in an odd numbered year; on even numbered years the legislature meets for 60 days. The first four days were fairly quiet and calm in the House. They used the first week as an organizational period. However, the Senate passed five bills in the first f
I hate the cold! I rank it up there with Duke, traffic jams and the stomach bug. For me, the key this winter as is every winter is to fight seasonal depression by finding things to do to keep me energized and enjoying life. So I decided to put a list of activities for Tam and I to stay busy. We may not get to all of them but we're going to give it a shot. 1. Ice Skating - If you haven't done this before, you need to. It's a great activity to do with your children, your
Somewhere around fifth grade, students are loaded onto bright yellow buses and transported to our state capitol in our capital of Frankfort, Kentucky, for a day of listening to adults talk about boring old history, eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches out of brown paper bags that have been smooshed beyond recognition, and lots and lots of walking. All I can really recall from that day was the large bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln that stands in the rotunda. Our tour gu