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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Understanding Genealogy on National Family History Month

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October is National Family History Month. October is National Family History and, as the name suggests, this month is dedicated to learning more about our ancestors.  One suggestion is by exploring our genealogy. According to Merriam Webster the definition has four iterations and they are: Definition of genealogy 1: an account of the descent of a person, family,

Shall We Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month. National Hispanic Heritage Month spans from September 15 through October 15.  With this month of cultural celebration, many of us may want to celebrate in substantive ways. Here are some of the ways that we suggest consideration. Learn About Influential Hispanic Figures in History One great way to celebrate this month

How We Can Honor World Teachers’ Day

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Let’s show our thanks this World Teachers’ Day. Today is World Teachers’ Day.  Also known as International Teachers Day, this designation commemorates the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation Concerning the Status of Teachers.  As the name suggests, this holiday is appreciating educators all over the world and acknowledging the role they play in shaping society. We can

We Invite you to Join Us as We Observe National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of death among females.  My mother was diagnosed over ten years ago and had a problematic mastectomy but she is alive today!  One of my sons has been operated on for breast cancer in both of his breasts. This is deeply

Let’s Go Meatless on World Vegetarian Day

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Perhaps We May Save the Planet by Skipping Meat. Today is World Vegetarian Day.  Naturally, this occasion is about educating ourselves about the positives of going meatless and encouraging others to entertain the concept of a meat-free lifestyle.  While many of us cannot see cutting meat out of our diets completely, we can challenge ourselves