Monthly Archives: August 2011

Back to School — Another Fresh Start!

Even before the leaves have dressed up in their sparkling fall colors, the preparation begins.  Stores offer their best selections of colorful notebooks, glittery pencils, and backpacks with favorite cartoon characters or sports logos.  Everything is fresh and new again, … Continue reading

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Hurricaine Katrina Remembrance Day (8/29)

“Hurricane Katrina brought many days of struggle and sorrow; yet, we also witnessed extraordinary acts of courage and kindness.” – President George W. Bush (Office of the Press Secretary – August 25, 2006). In 2005, Hurricane Katrina blew onto U.S. soil … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mother Teresa

Happy birthday to the woman who gave her life to God and her love in service to the poor and needy of the world, Mother Teresa!  Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu was born on August 26, 1910, in Skopje, Macedonia (formerYugoslavia) to … Continue reading

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Holiday: Happy Hug Day!

It’s HUG DAY!  Yes!  That’s right!  It’s the best day of the year because you can walk up to anyone, almost anyone, and give them an adorable embrace for no reason at all and then move on…with a smile on … Continue reading

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Remembering Woodstock

1969 was a monumental year in the United States: man set foot on the moon for the first time, demonstrators continued to protest the Vietnam War, hippie fashion was in style with peace signs and long unkempt wild hair adorned … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Julia Child!

Her family and friends called her “Juke”, “Juju” and “Jukies”, but the world knows her as TV chef and author, Julia Child. Julia Carolyn McWilliams was born in Pasadena, California, on August 15, 1912. The oldest of three children, Julia had a … Continue reading

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Introducing Premium eCards and Postcards + Free Stuff!

If you’ve been on Blue Mountain recently you’ve probably stumbled upon our newly created premium eCards and postcards… but what the heck are these new products and why were they created in the first place?  We’re delighted to share that these … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Alfred Hitchcock!

Happy birthday to the master of cinematic suspense, Alfred Hitchcock!  Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, or “Hitch” to his friends and colleagues, was born August 13, 1899, inLeytonstone,England(just outsideLondon) to William and Emma Hitchcock. The youngest of three children, Alfred grew up … Continue reading

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Holiday: Books Are Like Chocolate! Happy Book Lovers Day!

You may be able to remember your first time.  You waited with great anticipation, wondering just how it would feel when you first entered the room.  You thought about what it would be like, how you would contain your excitement … Continue reading

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Holiday: Happy Friendship Day!

The Lens of Friends The word “friend” is probably laden with as many nuances of meaning as the word “love.”  After all, we have a wide variety of people in our lives that we might by some definition call friends, … Continue reading

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