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September is National Honey Month

Today, everyone knows how important honey bees are to our world. According to the nrcs.usda.gov: “Honey bees pollinate $15 billion worth of crops each year, including more than 130 fruits and vegetables.” And that’s in the United States alone. In addition to their mad horticulture and agriculture skills, but their by-product, HONEY, is vital for humans, too. Did you know many medicines are

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Orville Wright‘s birthday (August 19th) is National Aviation Day. It also kicks off National Aviation Week. You can learn more and find some great book suggestions in the original post:National Aviation Week for Book Lovers Aviation has always been very important to me. I formally studied it in college and even began training as a pilot. I served in the

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#DidYouKnow – Money Is an Illusion?

The U.S. Dollar, like most currency, is based on supply and demand instead of gold or some other precious metal. Did you know the U.S. Dollar is NOT backed by gold? That’s right. It has not been backed by gold since January 30, 1934, when the Congress amended Section 16 of the Federal Reserve Act. Our currency is actually a

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June is National Camping Month

With school releasing and summer break on hand, families are changing their schedules to prepare for long days in the sun. For many, a tried and true tradition is camping. They do this to enjoy the weather, time together, grilling, nature… to relax and create memories. Not all memories are (or should) be created alike. For instance, I have been

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May 18th is International Museum Day

“The objective of International Museum Day (IMD) is to raise awareness about the fact that, ‘Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.’” Museums are intended to preserve our history while educating people. The idea is to protect artifacts and honor the accomplishments of our ancestors while

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May 16th is National Biographer’s Day

“Learning from the experiences of others is what makes us human.” https://celadonbooks.com/what-is-a-biography National Biographer’s Day is celebrated on May 16th because it was the day Samuel Johnson met James Boswell in London, England during 1763. Together, the wrote what is recognized as the earliest modern biography, The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell. Biographies are one of the most important

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