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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NATIONAL WATERMELON DAY

National Watermelon Day on August 3 recognizes the refreshing summertime treat enjoyed at picnics and fairs!  And since watermelon is 92% water, it is very satisfying in the summer heat. This vine-like flowering plant originated from southern Africa. While the word watermelon refers to both the fruit and the plant to botanists, the plant is …
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NATIONAL RAINIER CHERRY DAY – July 11

National Rainier Cherry Day on July 11th recognizes the cherry variety named after Mount Rainier. In 1952, Harry Fogle of Washington State University developed the Rainier cherry by cross-breeding the Bing and Van cherry varieties.  The sweet Rainier cherries have a thin skin and a thin creamy-yellow flesh. Cherries are a temperamental crop that is …
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NATIONAL GRAPEFRUIT MONTH

During the month of February, get your fill of the ruby reds, marsh, pomelo, and or oblanco because it is National Grapefruit Month! These citrus fruits range from white to red and sweet to tart but add a brightness to the tongue that will make anyone perk up. And, grapefruits are extremely healthy for you. High in vitamins …
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Jubilant July

10 INTERESTING FACTS АBОUT PЕОРLЕ BОRN ІN JULУ July is thе seventh month оf the year (bеtwееn Junе and Auguѕt) in thе Julіаn аnd Grеgоrіаn Cаlеndаrѕ аnd оnе оf ѕеvеn mоnthѕ wіth the lеngth оf 31 dауѕ. Hеrе are thе 10 іntеrеѕtіng fасtѕ аbоut people who аrе born іn Julу. Tаkе note of thеѕе іf …
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