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Veterans Day Remembered and Facts too

Veterans Day history and facts about the holiday. Veterans Day is a holiday celebrated on November 11th; it celebrates the service of all men and women in our U.S. military.  Its origins date back to the ending of World War I.  Veterans Day began as a way to honor those who died in “the war […]

Martin Luther King Day Remembered

The history of Martin Luther King Day is observed. Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday in January.  It’s an American holiday that honors the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.; recognizing his life and achievements as a civil rights leader.  It was Martin Luther King Jr. who was […]

Thanksgiving Day Remembered and Fun Facts

Thanksgiving Day history and fun facts to share around the dinner table. Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November.  It’s a day to give thanks, but it’s also a day of feasting, football, and parades.  Friends and family gather around the dinner table to celebrate our national holiday. The first known but […]

Halloween Remembered and Fun Facts Too

Halloween and its history scare up some fun facts this season. Question… What are some of the creatures that will cross your path on All Hallows’ Eve? Answer is witches, skeletons, and ghosts. Yes it’s Halloween!  It’s time to buy some candy, decorate your home, and take your children trick or treating.  I love this time […]

Independence Day Remembered

Independence Day is not just about fireworks and barbecues. Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.  Celebrated on July 4, this day is commonly referred to as the Fourth of July.  During the American Revolution the Thirteen Colonies declared their legal separation and their independence from Great Britain.  Thomas Jefferson […]

Father’s Day Remembered; Fun Facts too

Father’s Day honors all fathers Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday in June.  This year it happens on June 16th.  This was a holiday that was delayed in being created through social acceptance, unlike its counterpart Mother’s Day which was well received by public opinion.  In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson made Mother’s Day an official […]

Flag Day Remembered

The history of Flag Day is remembered. There are some holidays that began through local and state observances.  Memorial Day comes to mind as well as Flag Day.  Flag Day is an annual observance specifically designed to honor our American flag; the Stars and Stripes that Congress adopted in 1777.  It was a school teacher […]

Memorial Day Remembered

Americans observe Memorial Day. Memorial Day has its roots beginning around the Civil War; a time this country was divided by its ideology.  This day is about reconciliation, remembrance, and coming together as we honor those who gave their lives.  Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday in May.  Americans visit cemeteries, memorials and […]

Be My Valentine… Yes it’s That Time of Year

Would you be my Valentine? Valentine’s Day always takes me back to my childhood memories.  I especially remember back when I was in elementary school, having to fill out all of those little Valentine Cards…do you know what I’m referring to?  You know the ones that you gave to your classmates, teachers and maybe a […]

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