Whether you’re coming in from the slopes or spending a chilly weekend huddled on the couch to watch a movie, nothing says welcome home or elicits comfort like the warming aromas wafting from a simmering pot of homemade soup. Celebrate Homemade Soup Day, observed annually on February 4, by breaking out your stockpot and cooking […]
It's impossible to feel short-changed by the shortest month of the year. February makes us leap with joy at so many opportunities to observe winter's end.
More than 80 years had passed before the day received the recognition it deserved. National Freedom Day isn’t as familiar as other important calendar dates, but February 1 marks a profoundly significant event. On that day in 1865, President Abraham Lincoln finalized the resolution that later became our 13th Constitutional Amendment. America began to emerge […]
We can’t learn from a past that we don’t understand. We need to know why and how individuals and events brought positive, lasting changes to our country. African American History Month serves as a portal connecting us to long-ago experiences that transcend simple explanations. It’s not enough to recall important names and make note of […]