Tag Archives: Holidays

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Technology plus Vintage Art for a Merry Christmas 2022

Using Technology to Add Old-Fashioned Ambience – Merry Christmas 2022 Enhance the senses and sensations for a Merry Christmas, 2022 style.  Little can beat the aromas of a Christmas dinner cooking, or the tastes of Christmas cookies – including your favorites – shared during a holiday celebration with loved ones. Kids playing add to the […]

Thanksgiving Day Traditions

Thanksgiving Day Traditions

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!

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!

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

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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Happy New Year 2022 Goals

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 reality for you.  We share three steps to achieving your goals: SMART Goals, Zig Ziglar, and Becoming Your Best when you […]

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A Visit from St. Nicholas ~ Happy Christmas!

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 stirring, not even a […]

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Happy Thanksgiving Thought Experiment

Happy Thanksgiving! Happy Thanksgiving posts are usually about counting our blessings and giving thanks.  Steven Johnson compels us to consider this thought experiment:  If your daily newspaper were published once-in-a-century, and it came out today, what would the banner headline read? This is, indeed, something to be truly grateful for: Human life expectancy at birth […]

Wisconsin Veterans

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

Wisconsin Veterans enjoy recognition in the We Energies 2021 Cookie Book, Celebrating military service. My wife kicks off the holiday season every year with a trip to the ball park in Milwaukee for the We Energies Cookie Book.  Every year we get multiple copies of a well-produced set of dozens of Christmas Cookie recipes.  Limit […]

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Happy Labor Day with some Labor Day History

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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