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
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.
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
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
Cheer the Dynamo on, explore some of Houston’s best Caribbean food restaurants, sample whisky, stuff your face with banh mi, help send off the Houston Symphony’s Principal POPS Conductor and more happening this week in Houston. Things to Do This Week in Houston Dancin’ in the Street Motown & More Revue at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Thursday, May … Continue reading Need Memorial Day Plans? I’ve Got You Covered!
How many times have you gone into work or school knowing very well that it wasn’t in your best interest to do so? Today is one of those days. After being up all night hanging out around the porcelain goddess of ridicule, I made myself go to work. What a day it will be! My … Continue reading Under the Weather is an Understatement
With a headline line that, it must sound completely illogical that anyone could mistake the two positions. Both are quite emotional and both can lead a person to act in an extreme way. But here’s how they can evolve into one and the same.
Are you happy? Yes, bad things happen all of the time, but allowing yourself to be brought down by that negativity is not healthy for your happiness. You see, happiness is a state that we should all strive to be in regardless of the outside sources that affect us all. When you come into … Continue reading Happiness Where You Are Now
Two of the earliest known civilizations to use a seven day week were the Babylonians and the Jews. The Babylonians marked time with lunar months and it is thought by many scholars that this is why they chose a seven day week (though direct evidence of this being why they did this is scant). That … Continue reading Origin of a Seven Day Week