Monthly Archives: September 2011

Rosh Hashanah–A Celebration of Beginnings!

“May you be inscribed for a good and sweet year!”  This greeting is one of the Mantra’s of Rosh Hashanah, which means “head of the year.”   This important holiday celebration brings the opportunity for believers to wipe the slate clean … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Shel Silverstein!

Happy birthday to one of the world’s most beloved children’s book authors, Shel Silverstein!  Sheldon Allan Silverstein was born on September 25, 1930, in Chicago,Illinois, to Nathan and Helen Silverstein. Growing up with his sister, Peggy, in Logan Square, a … Continue reading

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Welcome, First Day of Fall!

Welcome to the first day of Fall! Twice a year, during the earth’s orbit around the sun, we experience equal amounts of daylight and nighttime as the sun crosses over the equator.  In the Spring, we call it Vernal Equinox, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Comes In a Million Ways!

It’s been said that if we truly counted our blessings, we may never again have to think about our sorrows.  Counting blessings is like stacking up reasons to be grateful.  If we planted a flower, for instance, for every time … Continue reading

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It’s National Hispanic Heritage Month

Over eighty United States congressmen and women; Nobel Prize winners; Pulitzer Prize winners; Oscar winners; Tony award winners; not to mention countless key military figures and frontiersmen.  These are just a handful of the achievements made by a multitude of … Continue reading

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Patriot Day 9/11

“On … Patriot Day, we remember and honor those who perished in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. We will not forget the events of that terrible morning nor will we forget how Americans responded in New York City, … Continue reading

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Labor Day Recipes

Held on the first Monday of September, Labor Day in the United States of America originated as a way to celebrate the strengths and contributions of labor unions to the United States economy. This day of rest unofficially signals the … Continue reading

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Your September Birthday–A Star Is Born!

You’ll have a star-studded birthday!  September finds you walking in the midst of enchanting fall flowers in a wide variety of colorful asters.  Your birth flower, the aster,  means star, so it adds to the special quality of your birthday … Continue reading

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