Category Archives: Holiday

Travel Tip Tuesday Part 1

Just as drinking plenty of cold fluids to prevent heat exhaustion is essential for ones’ own health during these hot summer months, keeping your car’s fluids topped off is equally as important. Vehicle maintenance can prevent major expenses later down the road, increase gas mileage, and reduce risks for breakdowns along the way. So, in […]

Flag Day – June 14, 2017

The History of Flag Day The first celebration of the U.S. Flag’s birthday was held in 1877 on the 100th Anniversary of the Flag Resolution of 1777. However, it is believed that the first annual recognition of the flag’s birthday dates back to 1885 when school teacher, BJ Cigrand first organized a group of Wisconsin […]

Origins, Observance and Significance of the Poppy.

Memorial Day Origins, Observance and Significance of the Poppy. Memorial Day, a time to pause and consider the true meaning of this holiday. The Holiday represents national awareness and reverence to honor those Americans who died, defending our nation and its values. We should honor these heroes every day for the profound contribution they have made to securing our nation’s freedom, however we […]

Laborious or Labor-less?

Tips for this busy Holiday Labor Day. The Holiday celebrating those who work by insisting, “You go! Do something! Something, other than work -before it’s too late!!!! However, it also serves as a great reminder that cooler weather is on the way, football season is here, and the fun in the sun is coming to […]

2016 Collector Car Appreciation Day

The 7th Annual Collector Car Appreciation Day takes place on Friday, July 8th, 2016. This event, held on the second Friday in July is a nationwide effort and, at the request of the SEMA Action Network (SAN), has been marked each year since 2010 by a U.S. Senate Resolution recognizing that the “collection and restoration […]

What is Father’s Day?

You know, that third Sunday in June when dad is “the man”. According to Wikipedia, the first observance of Father’s Day was held on July 5, 1908 in Fairmont West Virginia and, after many attempts,  was finally established as a national holiday by President Nixon in 1972. Seems like it took a long time to […]

Memorial Day

Memorial Day has become the traditional start to the summer season and many celebrate the entire weekend with outdoor activities, travel, commemorative events and other celebrations. Cookouts, retail sales, movie premieres are the norm these days around this last weekend in May. But, the holiday holds a much more meaningful purpose. The origins of Memorial […]