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Thanksgiving Day Traditions

By Amy / November 23, 2022

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 […]

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Veterans Day 2022 – Thank you for your service!

By Amy / November 4, 2022

Veterans Day 2022 – and every year – falls on November 11th. This is the day when you should absolutely thank a veteran. Memorial Day is to remember those who died serving. Veterans Day is for thanking those who are still with us. This year our son, Sean “Sarge”, is a civilian. He and many […]

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Long Live The Grand Experiment: Happy Independence Day 2022!

By Amy / July 4, 2022

Long Live “The Grand Experiment!”  Happy Independence Day! Allow us to share original thoughts of some great Americans to celebrate the 4th of July, the anniversary of the American Experiment; The Grand Experiment. “No experiment can be more interesting than that we are now trying, and which we trust will end in establishing the fact, […]

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Memorial Day 2022; Remember the Fallen

By Amy / May 27, 2022

In observance of Memorial Day 2022, we share the following from Wikipedia. Memorial Day (originally known as Decoration Day[1]) is a federal holiday in the United States for mourning the U.S. military personnel who have died while serving in the United States armed forces.[2] It is observed on the last Monday of May. It was formerly observed on May 30 from 1868 to […]

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Our Easter Celebration: Anchor of Hope – Righteous Redeemer

By Amy / April 15, 2022

In observance of our Easter celebration this year, we share this post from a “sister site” – Crown of Compassion (more below). “Great is the Lord, and most worthy of praise/ Refuge of strength to the end./ Righteous redeemer and mighty to save/ He’s the anchor of hope for all men.”- Ellie Holcomb, Anchor of Hope […]

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Happy New Year 2022 Goals

By Sean / December 31, 2021

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 […]

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A Visit from St. Nicholas ~ Happy Christmas!

By Sean / December 23, 2021

A Visit from St. Nicholas A Visit from St. Nicholas, more commonly known as, “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” the first phrase of the classic poem by Clement Clarke Moore.       A Visit from St. Nicholas BY CLEMENT CLARKE MOORE ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was […]

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Happy Thanksgiving Day Poems

By Sean / November 25, 2021

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 […]

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

By Sean / November 11, 2021

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 with […]

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Happy Labor Day with some Labor Day History

By Amy / September 3, 2021

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. […]

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