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IT’S NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH! (7.11)

                  In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month! He recognized ice cream as a fun and nutritious food and called for citizens to observe the day with “appropriate … Continue reading

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RAMADAN (7.9)

Sunrise to Sunset Throughout the next 30 days, over 1.5 billion people around the world will be observing Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, with adults fasting and praying from sunrise to sunset. In North America this year, … Continue reading

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YOUR JULY BIRTHDAY!

Happy July Birthday—You Natural Nurturers and Stage Seekers  “All the world’s a stage” —William Shakespeare Right at home as the center of attention, those born during the month of July have a noticeable “stage presence.” Not only are they comfortable … Continue reading

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HAPPY CANADA DAY!

Canada Day, once called Dominion Day, is celebrated with the same intent and fervor as Independence Day in the USA.  Canada Day marks the event in 1867 when Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the Province of Canada began the process … Continue reading

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“WHAT TO WRITE…” Apologies & Forgiveness

Today Is Forgiveness Day We’ve all been there. Life is good. Our relationships with our family, our friends, our co-workers, seem to be going along fine. And then, out of the blue, it happens. Something comes up. We have a “not-our-best” moment. And … Continue reading

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JUNE IS NATIONAL ROSE MONTH

Roses In Bloom “There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Perhaps no one ever promised you a rose garden, but that doesn’t mean you can’t create your own. Or you … Continue reading

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JUNE 21: THE SUMMER SOLSTICE

It’s The First Day of Summer! Longest Day of the Year Break out the lemonade because summer is here!  The summer solstice marks the moment when the sun is directly overhead at its most northern point. When it reaches “high-noon,” … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING JUNETEENTH

  A Little History… Although President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation freed many African Americans, slavery itself wasn’t abolished altogether. It wasn’t until June 19, 1865, when Union General Gordon Granger marched into Galveston, Texas, declared the end of the Civil War, … Continue reading

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It’s Flag Day!

To read about the creation and early history of the American Flag, please click on “New Eyes for Old Glory.”

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WHAT IS A DAD? Mood Board

Dads Rule! They’ve mastered the fine art of outdoor cuisine…they can operate a computer, a TV, and balance a drink at the same time using just two hands and three remotes…they’re big fans of power tools and they know 243 … Continue reading

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