Think back. Do you remember the first gift you gave her for Mother’s Day? Perhaps you surprised your mom with a cheerful crayon drawing. It felt so good to see her proudly display your artwork on the refrigerator door. Maybe you presented her with a dandelion bouquet foraged from the backyard. She helped you transform […]
Spring sweetens the air. Flowers bloom bigger than ever, and the sun lingers a little longer. We slow down and celebrate so many special days in May.
We all experience a sense of confusion on Lost Sock Memorial Day, observed annually on May 9. Our growing collection of singles signals an inability to let go. We can’t go on walking around as if mismatches don’t matter. It is a conundrum worth unraveling. Figuring out where they run off to is pointless and […]
What could be more American than Loyalty Day? We are all red-blooded regardless of the color of our skin. No matter where we come from, we love our country. This nation is far from perfect but it stands tall among the world’s strongest powers. As citizens, we are free to vote, express opinions and worship […]
If you claim an extra 3 feet of your neighbor’s property as yours, he has recourse through civil court. If he covets your backyard grill and murders you while he’s stealing it, the wheels of justice take a different turn. From fence-line squabbles to criminal acts, our system works. It is not without flaws. Our […]
If you are not familiar with Frequent Flyer Day, join the club. It is one of those obscure observances that does not gain much altitude. Let’s help it take off by figuring out how to celebrate this May 1 oddity. It started back in 1972 when United Airlines instituted the first rewards program aimed at […]