1918-2018, What a Difference 100 Years Can Make!

And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. ~Rainer Maria Rilke Happy New Year! 2018 is a new year with new beginnings. Let’s compare what life is like today vs life in 1918 to see how far we’ve come.   1918 2018 Estimated number of high school graduates 311,000 3.6 million Average Life…

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Trick or Treat! Halloween is Here!

Let’s get this Halloween season started! Here are some fun (and scary) facts and activities surrounding Halloween that you can enjoy with the family. History of Halloween Halloween, or often referred to as “All Hallow’s Eve” or event “All Saints’ Eve”, is celebrated annually on October 31st. It’s not a religious holiday but it does have religious mentions here and…

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Happy 4th of July

On this day, July 4, 1776, the Founding Fathers of the United States signed the Declaration of Independence as one of the first steps to establishing a new country away from the rule of Great Britain. While the Revolutionary War had already begun as of April 19, 1775, and would last until September 3. 1783.

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Happy Mother’s Day

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. ~Abraham Lincoln Matka, Mor, Mère. Maman, Mutter, Mother, Mom. Whatever language you speak or what nickname you have, the meaning of the word is still the same. It’s what we call that person that gave each and every person on earth life. Moms work tirelessly and often…

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