Monthly Archives: February 2016


And what is a leapling? Well, it’s a person born on a leap day (February 29th, which only comes around every four years). I personally only know one leapling, who is now thirty-six. Or nine, if you go by actual February 29th celebrations. When leaplings can officially celebrate their birthdays in common (non-leap years) depends […]


Colonized by Spain in the sixteenth century, Mexico gained its independence in 1821, and the celebration of its flag became a national holiday in 1937. The flag’s design originated with some wandering Aztecs, who believed the sight of an eagle sitting on a nopal (prickly pear cactus) was a sign that they should settle in […]


With February being the month most often associated with love and, in consequence, marriage and marriage proposals, check out this history-oriented idea for furthering the use of ring boxes.


Irena Sendler was born in Warsaw on February 15th, 1910 and is credited with saving the lives of 25,000 Jewish children during the Holocaust.  


The saint now associated with love, engaged couples, and happy marriages was originally a Christian priest in Rome during the reign of Emperor Claudius II. Like many a Roman emperor, Claudius II wasn’t a big fan of Christians, and when he found out Valentine was giving help and comfort to the ones he was happily […]


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It is now the Year of the Monkey.


The name for February comes from the Roman name, Februarius, which in turn comes from februare, and means ‘to purify’. When this month was first added to the Roman calendar, it was the last month, and during it, Romans purified themselves in preparation for the start of a new year. The painting above is entitled […]

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