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Monthly Archives: January 2018

On This Day in History: Amelia Earhart Flew from Hawaii to California

On This Day in History: Amelia Earhart Flew from Hawaii to California

Here’s some information about Amelia Earhart and her flight from Hawaii to California. Amelia Earhart (1897-1939) is best known as a female aviation pioneer and for her mysterious disappearance as she attempted to fly across the Pacific Ocean.  Not only was Earhart the first female to complete a solo trans-Atlantic flight, but she was also

Make Your Health a Priority During National Staying Healthy Month

Make Your Health a Priority During National Staying Healthy Month

Let’s take better care of ourselves during National Staying Healthy Month. Unfortunately, often New Year’s resolutions come and go and we get right back to living the way we once did, instead of the way that we should live.  January is a great time to assess what is important to us.  For most of us,

Learn More About “Little Christmas”

Learn More About “Little Christmas”

Learn more about the holiday called Epiphany or “Little Christmas.” Epiphany is a Christian feast day that is celebrated on January 6th every year.  For most Western Christian denominations, this holiday commemorates two Biblical events: the Three Wise Men’s visit to baby Jesus and Jesus’ baptism.  But why is this holiday held on January 6th

Look Out!  It’s National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Look Out!  It’s National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Let’s kick off 2018 by caring for our eyes. This January, we are celebrating National Glaucoma Awareness Month!  While we often may take our vision for granted, our eyesight is something that we should all cherish and take care of.  Whether we have perfect vision, wear glasses, or use contact lenses, there are things that

Let’s Celebrate Betsy Ross’ Birthday!

Let’s Celebrate Betsy Ross’ Birthday!

Let’s learn more about this famous American Revolutionary era figure in honor of her birthday. While she wasn’t a politician, general or statesman, Betsy Ross (1752-1832) is still considered one of the biggest patriotic icons arising out of the American Revolutionary War.  Ms. Ross is best remembered for her creation of the very first “stars and stripes” United