October “Awareness Month”

It seems like every month is awareness month for someone or something. Naturally, I know about Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Seems to me that it is the most well known Awareness Month. But, I decided to look up what other Awareness Months there are, and this is what...
Patriot Day: September 11, 2012

Patriot Day: September 11, 2012

Today is Patriot Day. In the United States, Patriot Day occurs on September 11 of each year, designated in memory of the 2,977 killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Initially, the day was called the Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of the Terrorist...
Off To Boston

Off To Boston

DD and I are flying to Boston tomorrow morning. I am really excited about our trip. We will be meeting my dad there. I have never been there, so I have a long list of places I want to see, like Bunker Hill, the Old North Church, Ben Franklin’s house, Paul...
In Memoriam

In Memoriam

I trust that you all had a nice weekend. I have never really understood why people say to have a happy Memorial Day. To me it is really a solemn time to reflect upon the sacrifices others have made, so that we remain free. It’s not a time to run out to the sales...
Sunday is Earth Day

Sunday is Earth Day

Did you realize that this Sunday, April 22nd, is Earth Day? Earth Day, re-named International Mother Earth Day by the United Nations, was founded by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970. In some countries, Earth Day is celebrated on the March Equinox, which is...