Browsing articles tagged with " PEACE"
May
8
2014

FILIPINO TRADITION- PASKUHAN (FAMILY GIFT GIVING/BLESSINGS ON CHRISTMAS DAY)

Christmas is the most family oriented holiday in the Philippines.  More so if one have a big family like ours.  From generation to generation, having a gathering either on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day by the whole clan (grandparents, parents, children, grandchildren,nieces, nephews, and extended family members) is held to celebrate the season.  This is when you meet new additons to the family and get updates on everyone’s situations.  Whoever host the gathering is the […]

Aug
19
2011

1974 BICENTENNIAL FIRST DAY COMMEMORATIVE COVER: JOHN ADAMS AND THE FIRST CONTINENTAL CONGRESS

The second president of the United States, a Boston lawyer who became a prominent leader of the cause for independence.  During the Revolution, Adams’ activities extended to the difficult problems of military administration and the international diplomacy of the emerging nation. The First Continental Congress In the spring and summer of 1774, an exasperated British ministry imposed upon the American colonies, a series of punitive measures known as the “Intolerable” or “Coercive Acts,” in retaliation […]