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 […]
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.
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 […]
On August 13, Left-Handers Day, one in ten individuals may rejoice. If you’re one of the select celebrants, you’re in good company. Some of the most prominent names in history were left-handed. Despite stigmas once associated with being left-handed, society now concludes lefties are often creative geniuses whose great minds think far ahead of their […]
In 1790, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, approved the creation of a Revenue Cutter Service to enforce tariff laws. This service developed into the Coast Guard and is currently tasked with responsibilities that serve the United States twenty-four-seven. August 4, 1790 marks the date of Hamilton’s approval. Today, it is observed as US Coast Guard Day […]