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Medic Alert Awareness Month: The Importance of Medical ID Tags

While a medical ID bracelet, pin or necklace may not be the hottest accessory, it can help save a person’s life. If you’re someone who has a medical condition that cannot be easily recognized, wearing a medical ID tag is … Continue reading

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August is National Immunization Month

As we go through the month of August I hear more commercials about school supplies, new school clothes, and that inevitable first day of school. It’s still warm outside, the sky still stays light until well after dinnertime, but school … Continue reading

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Solid Metal Memories

Summer means a lot of things. It’s summer vacation for kids. It’s swimming and outdoor sports season. Wedding season. And one of my favorites: it’s fest season! Festival season combines many of my favorite things: great live music, creative projects … Continue reading

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Fly Girl

Happy birthday to Amelia Earhart! It was on this day back in 1897 that she was born in a small town in Kansas, and saw her first airplane exhibition at the age of ten in Iowa at a state fair. … Continue reading

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Oh, Canada!

Happy Canada Day! Our neighbors to the north are celebrating their “birthday” just three days before America has its big patriotic blow-out this weekend. To be more specific though, Canada Day represents the day that the three individual colonies of … Continue reading

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“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses…”

I’ll be the first to admit that I had no idea that the Statue of Liberty had ever looked any different than she does today, standing on Bedloe’s Island in the New York harbor. I thought she had always been … Continue reading

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Old Glory indeed!

Flag Day is upon us again! Both politicians and real patriots alike live for days like this, when they can pull out their American Flag lapel pins and wear them with extra pride. But how many of you out there … Continue reading

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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 hundreds of thousands of Americans who died in shockingly short order, during the second half … Continue reading

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Armed Forces Day is Here!

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