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Anniversaries

September 11: Let Us Not Lose Sight of the Significance of the Day

Greg Trevor | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics
Greg Trevor

As a survivor of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, I worry about how we will remember that tragic day 50, 100, even 200 years from now. Our efforts to honor history consistently lead to one of two disappointing outcomes.

A Letter To My Ex, On What Might Have Been Our 50th Anniversary

Lea Lane | Posted 08.12.2014 | Divorce
Lea Lane

We married 50 years ago this June -- and our ghost anniversary haunts me. We separated right after our 20th anniversary, and divorced a few years la...

Will 2014 End up like 1914?

Larry Summers | Posted 06.22.2014 | World
Larry Summers

Economic success does not assure peace, but economic failure and disintegration almost assures conflict. It is incumbent on the leaders of the major nations of the world to figure out how to achieve more rapid and sustained economic growth. A commitment to maintain strength, to uphold the international order, is an inherent and deeply-seated part of any successful global system. Great powers can never bluff. When they bluff, when their intentions are uncertain, they are tested. When they are tested, questions arise, and the prospect of conflict mounts.

How to Botch an Elopement

Leslie Goshko | Posted 09.22.2013 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

My husband and I have been together for twelve years and married for nine years. Our parents have never met in person. Although, I do not count this as a negative. Everyone gets along sublimely and their phone conversation skills are superb.

American Anniversaries from Hell

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Take this April. It will be the ninth anniversary of the widespread release of the now infamous photos of torture, abuse, and humiliation from Abu Ghraib. Or to pick another anniversary that, strangely enough, goes uncelebrated here, consider the passage of the USA Patriot Act.

I Hope You Dance!

Myra Demeter | Posted 05.27.2013 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

For many who suffer a traumatic event the date of that event becomes the defining moment of their lives. That event and its aftermath have taken over and everything else is relegated to the rear -- life's priorities quickly rearranged themselves.

The Real Reason Weddings Matter

Marta Segal Block | Posted 04.05.2013 | Weddings
Marta Segal Block

The toast I gave for their anniversary.

Why My Husband And I Stopped Celebrating Anniversaries

Terra Ledesma | Posted 12.25.2012 | Weddings
Terra Ledesma

Even though I may never throw myself my own wedding, I am still happily married to a wonderful man who, every day, tells me I am beautiful and that he loves me every day.

Happy Anniversary, HuffPost Weddings!

Posted 10.03.2012 | Weddings

Wednesday marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of HuffPost Weddings -- and we couldn't be prouder! We celebrated with cupcakes in the offic...

PHOTOS: Petra Prepares For A 200th B-Day Celebration

Posted 05.23.2012 | Travel

The stunning archaeological site of Petra, Jordan is preparing for the 200th anniversary of its rediscovery, coming up this August. The Jordanian t...

Every New Beginning Comes From Some Other Beginning's End

Nikki Luongo | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Nikki Luongo

We all have dates that stick in our minds: births, deaths, anniversaries, graduations. Some moments are stuck in time never to be erased, too valuable...

PHOTOS: 2011: A Year Of Anniversaries

Posted 12.30.2011 | Home

Each year, Getty Images compiles its "Year in Focus", a curated collection of some of the best images of the year that were captured by Getty Images' ...

The Warmest Chord...Thoughts On Love & Marriage

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 12.19.2011 | Weddings
Lorraine Devon Wilke

I grew up in an era when Joni Mitchell's declaration that "we don't need no piece of paper from the city hall" seemed just about right and the very idea of eschewing the shackles of conventional marriage thrilled us wild children of the times.

WATCH: Worst Anniversary Ever

Posted 08.28.2011 | Comedy

Back in May, Hello Giggles and Teleflora helped us figure out what not to get our moms for mother's day, and they've paired up again to ask a bunch o...

WATCH: Celebrating Tate Modern's 10 Years With A Confessional

curatedmag.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Fun stuff in celebration of 10 years of the Tate Modern - "It's ten years since Tate Modern opened its doors for the first time. For the film 'Tate M...

When Worlds Collide

Stephanie Gertler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Gertler

This marks one year to the month that my mother died. I went through every day, every month, every moment not thinking that time was going by.

Celebrating The New Yorker's 85th Birthday with an Unexpected Gift

Matt McCue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matt McCue

The New Yorker is one of the few magazines that can lead the crowd in reversing the trend of publications giving away their content for little in print to nothing online.

It's My Cancerversary and I'll [Laugh, Cry, Celebrate, Freak Out] If I Want to

Marika Holmgren | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marika Holmgren

For the last several weeks, I thought about my upcoming cancerversary with a combination of pride, dread, sadness, happiness, and relief. Sound schizophrenic? Welcome to life as a cancer survivor.

"Million Problem Password"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jerry Zezima

Yes, it's true: Regis Philbin has no passwords. He has simplified his life the way I and millions of other people wish we could simplify ours, but can't.

In Defense of Marriage

Sherman Yellen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sherman Yellen

I'm a big booster of marriage as the best place to deal with love. Divorce often seems wasteful to me: the wrong way to resolve many problems, and bad emotional ecology.