Thanksgiving Day Traditions

23 Nov
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Happy Thanksgiving Day Traditions Thanksgiving Day traditions vary widely, I’m sure.  In preparation for this holiday post, I looked up a lot of them.  While they included many great traditions, some of which we practice in our home, a couple of my favorites were missing. First, the common traditions that we practice here are no […]

Happy New Year 2022 Goals

31 Dec
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Our goal, first and foremost, is to wish all of our visitors a Happy New Year 2022! Just as importantly, we share proven techniques to make your resolutions for a Happy New Year 2022 a reality for you.  We share three steps to achieving your goals: SMART Goals, Zig Ziglar, and Becoming Your Best when […]

Happy Thanksgiving Day Poems

25 Nov
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Here’s a great poem, among many at https://www.weareteachers.com/thanksgiving-poems-for-kids/ (that’s for kids of all ages!). I was pleased to find this little gem among many via https://www.google.com/search?q=thanksgiving+poems You’ll find more fun Thanksgiving poems for kids at https://gatheredagain.com/thanksgiving-poems-kids/ – including the poem above and One, Two, below: One, Two One, two Here’s some turkey for you. Three, four Here, have […]

Wishing Wisconsin Veterans – and All Vets – Happy Veterans Day!

11 Nov
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Wisconsin Veterans enjoy recognition in the We Energies 2021 Cookie Book, Celebrating military service. Note:  Thanks to our friend and vendor, Keith Klein, Veteran, U.S. Army, Organizer, Wisconsin Business Owners & Founder & CEO, OnYourMark, LLC for sharing this post, so we could share it with you. My wife kicks off the holiday season every year […]

Happy Labor Day with some Labor Day History

03 Sep
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Happy Labor Day!  Labor Day, observed the first Monday in September, is an annual celebration of the social and economic achievements of American workers. The holiday is rooted in the late nineteenth century when labor activists pushed for a federal holiday to recognize the many contributions workers have made to America’s strength, prosperity, and well-being. […]

Independence Day Fireworks courtesy of Patrick Henry

01 Jul
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Independence Day fireworks are a staple of our 4th of July celebrations. The real *fireworks* started with the founders of our country, the ‘radicals’ of the 1770s American Revolution.  Patrick Henry was among the most radical.  Henry did *not* approve of the United States Constitution, because he found it too restrictive.  That view led to […]

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