Category Archives: Holiday

Happy Thanksgiving – 2018

In January 1941, Franklin Delano Roosevelt had just been re-elected for a third term. After nearly 10 years of double-digit unemployment and economic stagnation, the Great Depression was abating. War had engulfed Europe, and before year’s end the United States … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

2018 marks the Centennial Commemoration of the end of World War I on November 11, 1918. Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, was originally set as a U.S. legal holiday to honor the end of World War I, which … Continue reading

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July 4th, 2018 – Facts and Trivia

Happy 4th of July! 242 years ago the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence declaring America’s sovereignty. Here are some Independence Day fun facts, history and trivia. The day before the signing of the Declaration, John Adams wrote to … Continue reading

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Grill like a pro! Food safety tips from the USDA

July 4 is tomorrow and for the estimated 80% of households that own grills or smokers, that means one thing – barbeques. Grill masters can make sure they don’t leave their diners with a nasty case of food poisoning by … Continue reading

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It’s Flag Day – 2018

“Resolved, that the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.” —Second Continental Congress (June 14, 1777) This was the … Continue reading

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