What a soggy last couple of days! Overnight, some parts of the city received upwards of 8 inches of rain which means that a lot of the creeks and bayous went out of their banks and caused widespread flooding throughout the city. Many roads are still unpassable, but there is relief in sight. Since it … Continue reading Protect What’s Worth Protecting
This weekend kicks off the celebration of our country’s independence from England in July of 1776. As many of us are out there barbecuing and shooting off fireworks, it makes me wonder just how many people know why the founding fathers of our young nation did what they did. While our nation began in July … Continue reading Why We Celebrate the 4th of July
Last year, over 750 cities around the world threw citywide music celebrations on June 21. It all started 35 years ago in France. In 1982, Jack Lang and his staff at the Ministry of Culture dreamed up an idea for a new kind of musical holiday. They imagined a day where free, live music would … Continue reading Recognizing the Love of Music
If your looking for some fun things to do this weekend with dad, look no further!
On June 14 we honor Old Glory on National Flag Day. This day commemorates the adoption of the United States flag on June 14, 1777. On National Flag Day, Americans show respect for the U.S. Flag and what it represents. Representing independence and unity, the Stars and Stripes have become a powerful symbol of Americanism and they … Continue reading How to Observe National Flag Day
We have to stop shouting past each other and listen to why so many of us are pained by what we’re witnessing.
When you observe the safest states in America you will find they generally have the most open gun laws in the entire country. On the other end of the spectrum the states with the strictest guns laws in place tend to rank the highest in national crime statistics. Is this a coincidence?
I heard the funniest thing yesterday. I heard that a certain “comedian” that posed with a bloodied mock decapitated head of a certain president was being bullied by said president’s family. Hmmm, I found it funny that this “comedian” thought the whole episode was hysterical when said “comedian” did the video shoot. Yes, it was … Continue reading A Story I Heard About, Hysterical
The atmosphere both online and in person in some cases, has become so toxic that we blind ourselves to reason. We have to get back to teamwork, trace our steps and communicate effectively to others.
June Birthstone – Pearl, Alexandrite and Moonstone Enter The Realm Of The June Birthstone Trio! Those born in the month of June have three very unique and exquisite gems as their birthstone; Pearl, Alexandrite and Moonstone. Each gem complements and enhances the nature of the June- born in various ways with its distinctive qualities. June Birthstone … Continue reading Birthstones for June Babies