Tag: Holiday

  • Christmas Dataviz: Disney Corporate Christmas Cards

    Christmas Dataviz: Disney Corporate Christmas Cards

    Readers, Two topics that seem to fit together like chocolate and peanut butter: Christmas and Disney. Over the years, the mouse has sent Disney Corporate Christmas Cards far and wide. These cards were usually sent to important individuals in the motion picture industry and Disney staff members —and therefore have rarely been seen by the […]

  • Infographic: Valentine’s Day Dinner

    Infographic: Valentine’s Day Dinner

    Source: Bed, Bath & Beyond

  • Holiday DataViz: Happy Hanukkah 2018

    Holiday DataViz: Happy Hanukkah 2018

    Source: Snibbe, Kurt, Here is a primer for Hanukkah 2018, which begins Dec. 2, The Press-Enterprise, The Orange Country Register, December 2, 2018, https://www.pe.com/2018/12/02/here-is-a-primer-for-hanukkah-2018-which-begins-dec-2/. Hanukkah, also referred to as the Festival of Lights, began at sunset yesterday. Hanukkah is celebrated for 8 days so we will be celebrating, eating latkes, and lighting candles until December […]

  • Infographic: Fruitcakes 101

    Infographic: Fruitcakes 101

  • Infographic: Happy Diwali 2018

    Infographic: Happy Diwali 2018

    Source: Janise, Hope, INTERACTIVE INFOGRAPHIC: Traditions and significance of Diwali, University of Houston- Clear Lake, November 6, 2018, https://uhclthesignal.com/wordpress/2018/11/05/interactive-infographic-traditions-and-significance-of-diwali/.  

  • Infographic: Hebrew Calendar 5779

    Infographic: Hebrew Calendar 5779

    Readers: Today is the first day of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown tonight. It is the year 5779 in the Hebrew calendar. The Hebrew or Jewish calendar is a lunisolar calendar used today predominantly for Jewish religious observances. It determines the dates for Jewish holidays and the appropriate public reading […]

  • Infographic: By The Numbers: A Look at How America Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

    Infographic: By The Numbers: A Look at How America Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

    Source: Heling, Paul, INFOGRAPHIC: ‘By The Numbers’ Look at How America Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day, WHBL Radio, Sheboygan, WI, March 13, 2018, http://whbl.com/blogs/life-hacks/711/infographic-by-the-numbers-look-at-how-america-celebrates-st-patricks-day/. 60% of Americans plan to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this weekend.  It’s also the 4th most popular drinking day in the USA behind New Year’s Eve, Christmas, and July 4th, so remember the […]

  • DataViz as Art: 25 Vintage Santa Claus Post Cards

    DataViz as Art: 25 Vintage Santa Claus Post Cards

    Readers: Most of you don’t know it, but I am a vintage Santa Claus collector. I cannot explain why or how, but I always felt looking at photos of the vintage Santa Clauses was like drinking hot cocoa on a cold Winter day. It warms you up inside. My Christmas present to you are images of […]

  • Happy New Year from Data Archaeology

    Happy New Year! May 2017 be a happy, joyous, prosperous and healthy year for you all. Michael

  • DataViz as Art: The Best Holiday Window Displays in New York City

    Source: Caroline Hallemann, These Are the Best Holiday Windows in New York City, HouseBeautiful.com, December 1, 2016, http://www.housebeautiful.com/entertaining/holidays-celebrations/news/g3991/best-holiday-christmas-windows-nyc. New York City is known for its spectacular holiday window displays, and this year is no exception. From Lord & Taylor’s enchanted forest to Tiffany’s timeless elegance, here are a few of my favorites. Lord & Taylor’s Enchanted […]