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Father’s Day 2011

Father’s Day is celebrated across the globe to honor fathers and celebrate fatherhood. This is the Father’s Day for me when I celebrate the reality of being a father myself. Our son is a great gift and it is fantastic to celebrate with him. In addition to this being my first Father’s Day as a […]

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Flag Day 2011

Today is the 234th Flag Day in the United States. It was on this day in 1774 that the Second Continental Congress adopted the flag of the United States. You may notice some more flags around this week on government buildings and in your neighborhood. Will you celebrate Flag Day or National Flag Week? If […]

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Labor Day

Today is Labor Day, of which I did not know the origin until consulting Wikipedia, which reports: “Labor Day is a¬†United States federal holiday observed on the first Monday in September (September 6 in 2010). The first Labor Day in the United States was celebrated on September 5, 1882 in New York City.[1] In the […]