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How We Name the Days

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We-Don’t-Fly-North by Rob Ryan

The paper-cut above is by the artist Rob Ryan. Purchase his books, art, and cards here. All people divide time. We divide daylight from darkness and special occasions from usual routines. We give these divisions names. We call the light “day” and the darkness “night.” We call special occasions names such as “birthdays” and “anniversaries.” Learn more about how Catholics name the days from our own Melissa Musick after the jump:

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