As the days of summer wind down, opportunities to sip and nibble while soaking in fresh air and natural light start to dwindle. You can celebrate Eat Outside Day, on August 31, by savoring your meals in outdoor ambience. Taking your morning coffee on the deck or patio would be a good start. Dining outside […]
Hot and sultry, August gives us every excuse to sit in the shade and sip a cool one while we contemplate the celebrations that make this month special.
On August 24, 2006, American astronomer Clyde Tombaugh didn’t just roll over. He sat straight up in his grave and loudly cried out to the International Astronomical Union, “Seriously? What are you people thinking?!” This was our inaugural Pluto Demoted Day. Tombaugh, who discovered Pluto in 1930, must have been just as shocked as the […]
President Ronald Reagan wanted it just for them. A special day to show respect and appreciation for our elders. August 21 is Senior Citizens Day. Seniors are our national treasures, and there is nothing they like more than special days to remind them they’re old. I guess it’s nice having your own holiday, but should […]
Fold a paper airplane, and step out into the sunshine. Sail it up in the air, and let your imagination follow it. Are you happy with its flight? Do you want it to travel higher and farther? Try another design, and use a different type of paper. With each new try, you’re learning, and you’re […]
In the conflict of World War II, the US military needed an unbreakable cipher to stop enemy spies from intercepting secret messages sent over the air waves. Enter the Navajo Nation, located in the Four Corners area where Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico meet at a perfect point. The Navajo language is complex and […]