A History of the New Year

The celebration of the new year on January 1st is a relatively new phenomenon. The earliest recording of a new year celebration is believed to have been in Mesopotamia, c. 2000 B.C. and was celebrated around the time of the vernal equinox, in mid-March. A variety of other dates tied …

Congratulations, Nana West!

Janey West has a new grandson and he’s already wearing a bowtie!   Anderson Cole Smith, born to Robert and Bethany Smith, arrived into this wonderful world on December 12, 2013 at 11:46 a.m. weighing 7 pounds & 12 ounces and he was 19 inches long.   Bethany is the daughter …