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December by escume December by escume
Happy holidays to all you lovely people <3 December is absolutely my favorite month, so I’m excited to post this month’s installment! I love this time of year, the festivities, traditions, mood, music, and ohmygoshthefood. I've already gorged myself with pies, more to come, no regrets.

Anyway, December is the last month of the Gregorian calendar. Its name is derived from the Latin word meaning tenth, which was its original place in the calendar. The Anglo-Saxons called it ‘Yule monath’ because of the customary burning of the Yule log, as well as ‘Heiligh monath’ or holy month because of
Christmas celebrations. Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day, New Years Eve, St. Nicholas Day, Winter Solstice, etc. are all celebrated in December’s jam-packed, awesome holiday schedule.

This month’s birthstone, the turquoise, is seen as a symbol of wealth, healing, and protection and is thought to bring good fortune and peace to the home. December’s flower is the narcissus and symbolizes self-love and vanity (due to Greek mythology) though also rebirth and new beginnings.

A few monthly observances include World AIDS Day on the 1st, International hug day on the the 4th, Monkey Day on the 14th, National Read a New Book Month, Universal Human Rights Month, and National Chocolate Day on the 27th (don’t mind celebrating that all month-round). December traits include ambitious, funny, hasty, social, loyal, prideful, and active. Have a great December :snowflake:



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Bella-Arte-Aqui Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Gorgeous
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escume Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks!
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latesnow Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
wooow your paintings are so stunningly beautiful I love them *-*
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escume Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014   Digital Artist
Thank you :hug:
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KimiTheV Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014
Where did you learn to draw so well! Envious of your skill :(
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escume Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014   Digital Artist
Mostly just through practice, and drawing every day :) Thanks!
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escume Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014   Digital Artist
:hug:
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TifaxLockhart Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Student General Artist
Beautiful :heart:
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escume Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks!
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