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Holidays

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History of Halloween

Posted about 7 months ago by Louis Maranski
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For many people, Halloween is a truly magical time of year. Once we start to experience those first chills, and see the leaves start to turn, we know it’s “Spooky […]
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June: Go Outside or Stay Indoors: a Daily Guide

Posted about 12 months ago by Meg Raymond
June is a month full of contradictions and changes.  Spring changes to Summer.  The sun sets later and later, and rises earlier.  June 21st – the Summer Solstice – is […]
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Earth Day 2023 – Invest in Our Planet

Posted about 1 year ago by Meg Raymond
It all started with a book by Rachel Carson.  Silent Spring was originally published in 1962, and became a New York Times bestseller. It raised awareness about the links between […]
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Celebrate the Days – October

Posted about 3 years ago by Meg Raymond
THERE ARE HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES EVERY DAY OF THE MONTH — SO MANY REASONS TO CELEBRATE! I’M NOT SAYING THERE SHOULD BE CAKE EVERY DAY, BUT I’M NOT SAYING THERE […]
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Celebrate the Days – August

Posted about 3 years ago by Meg Raymond
THERE ARE HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES ALMOST EVERY DAY OF THE MONTH – SO MANY REASONS TO CELEBRATE. I’M NOT SAYING THERE SHOULD BE CAKE EVERY DAY, BUT I’M NOT SAYING […]
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Bastille Day: À la France, avec Amour

Posted about 3 years ago by Laura Price
The friendship between the United States and France spans decades. Generations of Americans have shown their amour for French fashion, food, architecture and people, to name just a few. And […]
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Only the Lonely

Posted about 3 years ago by Meg Raymond
lonely definitions(from Merriam-Webster online) 1 – a: being without company: LONE // too many lonely nights at home. b: cut off from others: SOLITARY // the train stopped frequently at […]
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The Declaration of Independence: The Ideals

Posted about 3 years ago by kathryn Coker
What Does July 4th Mean? Some might say it is a holiday, a time for fireworks and grilling. Other people might reply “it’s when the Declaration of Independence was signed.” […]
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Celebrate the Days – July

Posted about 3 years ago by Meg Raymond
There are holidays and observances every day of the month — so many reasons to celebrate! I’m not saying there should be cake every day, but I’m not saying there […]
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Commemorate Freedom: Juneteenth 2021

Posted about 3 years ago by kathryn Coker
Virginia State Holiday As of October 2020, Juneteenth is a permanent statewide holiday in Virginia. Virginians, like others across America will celebrate in various ways ranging from parades, dancing, visiting historical sites, […]
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