If I had to pick one Holiday that “takes the cake”, or pie for that matter, it would be Thanksgiving.  Politics aside, something about having one day to gather with friends and family and reflect on all that we are thankful for, warms my heart. Oh and it’s a day to eat, drink, eat, […]

Happy Birthday to United States Navy!!

October 13 marks the 242nd birthday of the U.S. Navy. Happy…Happy Birthday! The history of the United States Navy divides into two major periods: the “Old Navy”, a small but valued force of sailing ships that was also distinguished for modernization in the use of ironclads during the American Civil War, and the “New Navy”, […]

Gold Star Mother’s Day

June 23, 1936, thanks to a  joint congressional resolution that designated the last Sunday in September as Gold Star Mother’s Day. It has been proclaimed annually by each president.  In 2011, President Barack Obama amended the day to “Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day.” The American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. was incorporated in 1929 and obtained […]

Their sacrifice is NEVER forgotten, POW/MIA!

The United States National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed across the nation on the third Friday of September each year. National POW/MIA Recognition Day is a day of honor for service members unaccounted for and/or missing in America’s wars. The first commemoration of this day was held July 18, 1979, at the National Cathedral in […]

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Happy LABOR Day!!

Labor Day is celebrated the first Monday of September every year. One of the reasons for choosing to celebrate this on the first Monday in September, and not on May 1, which is common in the rest of the world, was to add a holiday in the long break between Independence Day and Thanksgiving. And you […]

Keeping our kiddos safe this school year!

Going back to school is an exciting time for everyone! It also has to be a time for ALL people on the road to be more cautious and alert. By teaching children back to school rules and tips regarding their safety, they enter this exciting time with the knowledge and skills they need to stay […]

Purple Heart Day, let’s remember!

On August 7, Purple Heart Day is honored. This holiday encourages people to pay their respects to fallen soldiers, to listen to the stories of soldiers and veterans, and to thank them for their service to the nation.   The Purple Heart was first created on August 7, 1782, by the commander-in-chief of the Continental […]