As I watched the 4th of July fireworks in my small home town in Oregon, I started to wonder what kinds of similar celebrations are happening in other countries at different times of the year. Most countries appear to have at least one day of national pride, and it is often associated with gaining independence or...
Various countries around the world have their own holidays and celebrations of gratitude, especially gratitude for an abundant harvest, and many of them predate Thanksgiving in America.
Each time a country legalizes same-gender marriage, I get many emails asking me for the countries in which it is recognized. So, on the heals of Scotland’s exciting announcement… Countries where same-gender marriage is legal:Scotland (2014)England (2013)Wales (2013)France (2013)New Zealand (2013)Uruguay (2013)Denmark (2012)Argentina (2010)Portugal (2010)Iceland (2010)Sweden (2009)Norway (2009)South Africa (2006)Spain (2005)Canada (2005)Belgium (2003)The Netherlands (2000)