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MLK Day at 29

MLK day has been around ever since I can remember. But there are many people out there who remember a time before and a time after this national holiday. It was first proposed back in 1968, and finally was brought … Continue reading

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no, it’s Service Technician Appreciation Day!

Ah technology. What would we do without it? It’s a question we end up answering ourselves when, for whatever mysterious reason, our computer system crashes. At work this means a loss of productivity, a loss of income for the company, … Continue reading

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The Aloha Spirit

I just got back from an amazing vacation. I found myself in Hawaii for a wedding, but it also included a fair amount of free time to explore our amazing 50th State. And what I noticed most about Hawaii was … Continue reading

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Things to Know about Blood Awareness Month

If you have never donated blood before or you’ve haven’t done so in a while, now is the time to consider it. January is National Blood Awareness Month, and people all over the country are encouraged to roll up their … Continue reading

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Lady Lindy

July is kind of a slow month when it comes to… well, everything. People are lazy in the summer heat, there aren’t a lot of awareness causes or holidays that need to be celebrated or talked about, it’s a bit … Continue reading

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The pin is mightier than the sword!

I do a lot of writing for a living. I write this blog. I write about 50 emails a day. I write SEO content. I write a pretty eloquent grocery list even, if I do say so myself. But something … Continue reading

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The Day Facebook Went Red

This has shown me one thing for sure: beliefs build brands. Fast. If you’ve been online AT ALL (which you must be if you’re reading my blog right now) you have most likely come across an article or more likely … Continue reading

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Call it What You Willl

Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, or even just Paczki Day, no matter what you call it, every year millions of revelers across the world spend this day eating traditional French treats, live music, gaudy beads and lots of festive … Continue reading

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Don’t get the Chinese New Year Blues

Well, it’s almost New Years! Chinese New Year, that is. And with that exciting holiday comes a lot of celebration, food, color…. and factory shut downs. Working in the lapel pin industry in February can be a somewhat stressful career … Continue reading

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When is a lapel pin more than a lapel pin?

I was an English major in college. One of the big cornerstones of that concentration is the study of metaphor, of symbolism. And perhaps that thought process has stuck with me more than with some since that time. But what … Continue reading

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