Monthly Archives: March 2012

Custom Heir Looms

Over the weekend I was working on some genealogy, a hobby of mine. It’s amazing to see generations unfolding before you, watching the clock tick back and seeing the infancy of America laid out like a road map. Along with … Continue reading

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Get a “Spring” on Awareness Ribbons

Spring has SPRUNG here in Chicago. Every morning on my drive to work I marvel at the magnolia trees blooming, the grass greening, I’ve even spotted a few dandelions! Everything seems to be blooming and growing so much earlier than … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day for the rest of us

So tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, which in years past has meant “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” t-shirts, maybe a green wig, definitely a green beer, and goodness knows what else. It was a time to let loose and have fun. … Continue reading

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Finally… an Awareness Calendar!

I’ll be honest with you all: sometimes I can’t remember what I wore yesterday, much less the date or, rarely, the day! I think we’ve all woken up and thought it the weekend when instead it was only Thursday, or … Continue reading

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Join the Party with Holiday Lapel Pins

I love holidays. They take an ordinary week and make it special, they’re an excuse to give gifts or have a great meal with those you love. They mean parties, chocolate, music, laughter. They also normally dictate certain dress codes … Continue reading

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Nursing Pins and Ceremonies

For well over 1000 years, nurses have had ceremonies to award them nursing pins in celebration of their entrance into the career. Since time immemorial, healing has been considered a sacred calling and has been treated with great respect. Doctors … Continue reading

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