NATIONAL FRUIT COCKTAIL DAY

If you’ve been celebrating the food holidays routinely, National Fruit Cocktail Day on May 13th may be a way to improve the calorie count. Many of us have childhood memories of a dish of fruit cocktail regularly served with a meal. Fruit cocktail consists of various kinds of fruit served in a liquid of its …
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NATIONAL HOAGIE DAY

It may go by many names, but on May 5th, National Hoagie Day celebrates a hero of a sandwich! Besides a hero, the hoagie goes by several other aliases. The sub, grinder, Italian, torpedo, or baguette are just a few of its many names. Some of those names give a hint as to how we …
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NATIONAL FLASH DRIVE DAY – April 5

National Flash Drive Day on April 5 commemorates the date inventors filed their patent for the first USB Flash Disk. Their invention revolutionized the way we store and manage digital data! As information flowed from our fingertips, the flash drive became the go-to storage device. Called by many names, the USB (universal serial bus) drive …
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NATIONAL TWEED DAY – April 3

On April 3rd each year, National Tweed Day focuses on all things tweed.  This day has a couple of approaches to celebrating the day, so you decide which one you believe is the source of National Tweed Day. Some people think the observance celebrates the senator-turned-crook William “Boss” Tweed.  Tweed was born on April 3, …
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NATIONAL HUMOR MONTH

Why did a rubber duck cross the road? To see the rubber chicken! April is National Humor Month! Humor plays an essential role in our overall health. The ability to smile, laugh and play are directly related to the way we express our personality. It’s one of our more redeeming qualities. The more we laugh at …
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NATIONAL CLEAN OUT YOUR COMPUTER DAY

Observed on the second Monday in February, the 14th this year, National Clean Out Your Computer Day promotes taking time out of your day to do some basic housekeeping on your computer. Use things like thumb drives to safely store those precious photographs. I encourage you to also create a rescue drive on a separate …
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NATIONAL MAKE A FRIEND DAY

Always observed on February 11th, National Make A Friend Day is a fantastic opportunity to meet someone new and make a new friendship. Friends serve a vital role in everyone’s lives. They are one of life’s most valuable assets. “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light”  – Helen Keller New …
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FREE AND OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE MONTH

During February, Free and Open Source Software Month recognizes the cooperative approach to computer programming, open licensing, and free distribution of software. Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) provides free, publicly-available code to users and contributors. Providing users access to the code allows them the opportunity to alter the code. For example, they may alter the code to improve …
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