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Why Does Easter Fall on Different Dates?
Easter isn’t like Christmas or St. Patrick’s Day. Have you noticed it seems to fall on a different day every year? Easter isn’t a fixed date on the Gregorian calendar (which follows the cycle of the sun and the seasons) because similar to Jewish holidays, it follows a lunisolar calendar. It was dete…
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My ancestors were a lot more interesting than I am. My grandmother’s brother enlisted as a Private in the Civil War , my mother’s grandfather was a blacksmith in the village of Columbiaville and my grandfather (photo) emigrated to Michigan from the family farm in County Westmeath, Ireland. The Lapee…

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