Don’t make the mistake in thinking all summer barbecues involve fireworks and a federal holiday. Summer goes on for months, so consider these steps when hosting a summer event.
Ah, July 4. The holiday where, as some wise person observed, the American people get to celebrate the independence of their country by blowing up a small portion of it.
There are standards of graduation gift giving that have been in place for decades: flowers, stationery, teddy bears in graduation cap and gowns, and at least one copy of Oh The Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss. While any of those ideas would do the trick, they may seem a little underwhelming given the importance of this remarkable milestone of a person’s life.
Originally a day to remember all those who died during the Civil War, Memorial Day has since officially become a day to recognize every single American military personnel who died in any of the wars fought by the United States.
The Earth Day Network announced the theme of “Invest in Our Planet” as the official 2022 Earth Day plan. While it may seem intended to help urge large companies to adopt more ecological safe practices, investing in the plant can involve some basic day-to-day practices.
In honor of Women’s History Month and the enormous contributions women have made to society and history, consider this history primer and suggestions for how to observe and celebrate Women’s History Month.
It happens every March. After months of dealing with dark skies and early bedtimes, Daylight Saving Time happens and most of us lose an hour of sleep in the name of longer days.
Black History is American History, and that fact alone makes it worth learning about. From music to science, athletics to the arts, African-Americans have made huge and invaluable contributions to the U.S. and the world. Those accomplishments, and the stories and culture of the people and places that helped shape so much of American culture, creates a huge library of reference. To better celebrate the contributions of African-Americans to the overall story of America, consider these suggestions.