Lunar New Year

You might be wondering, “What’s the big deal about the lunar new year, anyway?” Some cultures in the world base the calendar year off of the phases and cycles of the moon. Months in a lunar calendar are still twelve in number, though they tend to be shorter than months in other calendars. A lunar …

Best / Worst Date Ideas

In an effort to find the magical and memorable things to do for Valentine’s Day, people turn to polling each other, striking up conversations at work, and even graffiti on public transit (strange but true). If you’re looking for some ideas of what to do, and what not to do, for a Valentine’s Day event, …

Ground-Hog

There’s a wacky tradition for some wacky folks on Feb-you-ary second. It has something to do with a critter named Punks-ah-whatever-you-want-to-call-‘im the prairie hog. “Ground” hog, if you’re hungry. Well, we in Great Salt Lake City are hungry! That’s why out west we have a tradition similar to the one out east but more fun …

Cables

Swearing is a powerful thing, when you’re taking an oath, or making a promise. And I did. I promised myself that the next time I had any trouble whatsoever with my hydraulic brake system, I’d make it one hundred million times better by switching to a mechanical, cable brake system. I swore it and then …