Jump into July

The seventh month of the Gregorian year is named in honor of Julius Caesar. In 63 B.C. Caesar had been elected Pontifex Maximus. The calendar was 355 days long and gradually through mishandling and corruption (pontiffs allowing the calendar to lengthen to please one priest, shortening it to anger another) January slipped into fall. A …
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Prime Day July 12 & 13, 2022

Do you have Prime?  Before I got mt Prime Account I told myself ” I’ll never use that.”  Here I am 3 years later and I not only love my prime account I use it almost everyday.  Video, kindle, shopping, food, even medical everyday items, if I am looking for it chances are I can …
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Nostalgic November

November often blows in like a hurricane. Other times it lingers like the warmth of the sun. For many, the month fills us with gratitude. It represents family holidays, too. As warm and cozy as November seems to many, others consider the 11th month of the year to be somewhat bleary. But if you look …
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Opulent October

Seasonal Changes During October, asters bloom and so do chrysanthemums. Their colors often pair well with the pumpkins and gourds collected from gardens. And speaking of pumpkins and gourds, holidays like National Pumpkin Seed Day, National Farmer’s Day, National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day, and National Pumpkin Day all offer ways to set the mood.  Since October is a harvest …
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NATIONAL NORTH CAROLINA DAY

As we near the last of the original 13 colonies, National North Carolina Day recognizes the 12th state to join the Union. The Tar Heel state was the first state to vote for independence from the British at the first Continental Congress. Before the Civil War, North Carolina resisted secession from the Union. As a …
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Simply September

The ninth month of the calendar year ushers in a host of Autumn loving holidays. Before the Julian and Gregorian calendars, September was the 7th month of the Roman calendar. Septem means seven in Latin. At the time, there were only 10 months. In 700 BC, Numa Pompilius added January and February to the calendar. This change …
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NATIONAL LIBRARY CARD SIGN-UP MONTH

As kids head back to school, there’s no better time for them to discover the treasures awaiting them in the local library. September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month! A library card can be a rite of passage for your child, giving them a sense of obligation and responsibility. As a library patron, children learn …
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NATIONAL GO FISHING DAY

National Go Fishing Day on June 18th each year encourages us to drop a line – in the nearest stream, pond, lake, or river. Taking a break from our daily routine to bait a hook and catch some fish can be a relaxing endeavor.  In addition to providing food, fishing is a recreational pastime for …
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NATIONAL FLIP FLOP DAY – Third Friday in June

Each year on the third Friday in June, National Flip Flop Day encourages us to wear our favorite flip flops and show them off! Thong style sandals are by no means new to footwear. They’ve been around for thousands of years. However, the term “flip flop” has applied to flat-soled sandals with straps between the …
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Jazz Up Your June

June is the month of the summer sun, flowers, and no school. That is if you live in the Northern Hemisphere. In the Southern Hemisphere, it’s winter in June. Thе month of June hаѕ 30 dауѕ though on the pre-Caesar Roman calendar, the month only had 29 days, Whеn thе winter dауѕ wеrе gіvеn twо …
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