Monthly Archives: May 2015

Happy Decoration Day!… Er, Memorial Day!

Did you know? Memorial Day started out as “Decoration Day” during the aftermath of the American Civil War, as a way to ensure that the thousands of Americans who died in shockingly short order, would not be forgotten. The origin … Continue reading

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Armed Forces Day is Here!

I think of Armed Forces day as the pre-game holiday to Memorial Day, which falls on May 25th this year. Think about it: you get to celebrate every branch of the service with varying levels of activity, from parades to … Continue reading

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Teacher? Nurse? Today is your day!

Are you a teacher? Or perhaps you’re a nurse? Then today is your day! May 6th is National Teacher’s Day, and also National Nurse’s Day! And to be honest, as unique as both professions are, there are some overlaps that … Continue reading

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