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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Happy Birthday Vincent van Gogh!

Happy Birthday Vincent van Gogh!

Here’s to van Gogh, the brilliant artist on the anniversary of his birth. On this day in 1853, artist Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) was born to an upper-middle-class family in Zundert, Netherlands.  Van Gogh would go on to become one of the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art.  In his short

Tax Season Is Here; Let’s Get Organized

Tax Season Is Here; Let’s Organized

Tips for staying organized as we get ready to file our taxes. With taxes due on April 15th, it’s important that we start getting organized.  Whether we plan on filing ourselves or going to an accountant for assistance, there are steps that we can take to stay organized and make the filing process much easier. 

Should We Cut Caffeine from Our Diets This National Caffeine Awareness Month?

Should We Cut Caffeine from Our Diets This National Caffeine Awareness Month?

How does caffeine consumption affect our health? March is National Caffeine Awareness Month.  As the name suggests, this month is dedicated to raising awareness for the health implications of caffeine consumption. By recognizing this month, let’s learn more about how caffeine affects our bodies. According to health and nutrition experts, consuming a daily maximum of 400

This Day in (Recent) History: The First Ever Tweet Was Sent

This Day in (Recent) History: The First Ever Tweet Was Sent

Here’s some facts about the social media giant, Twitter, on the anniversary of the first ever tweet. Did you know that on March 21, 2006, the CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, sent the world’s first tweet?  While the actual tweet was quite simple, reading “just setting up my twttr.”, this message would spark the beginning

Let’s Eat Healthier During National Nutritional Month

Let’s Eat Healthier This National Nutritional Month

Let’s improve our daily diets this National Nutrition Month March is National Nutrition Month.  As the name suggests, this month asks us to take better care of ourselves by perhaps tweaking what food choices we make.  For those of us who want to eat better daily, here are some of the foods that we ought

Honoring Great Female Heroes This National Women’s History Month

Honoring Great Female Heroes This National Women’s History Month

Let’s honor National Women’s History Month. March is National Women’s History Month, a month that commemorates and encourages the study, observance, and celebration of the important role that women have played in American History. Established in 1987 by Congressional resolution, National Women’s History Month is currently recognized by major U.S. institutions including The Library of Congress,

Happy Birthday Albert Einstein!

Happy Birthday Albert Einstein!

Let’s learn more about this iconic genius in honor of his birthday. Today marks the anniversary of Albert Einstein’s (1879-1955) birthday.  Einstein was born on this day in 1879 to parents Hermann Einstein (salesman) and Pauline Koch (engineer) in the German Empire.  From an early age, Einstein demonstrated a gift for mathematics and physics, often