In observance of Memorial Day 2022, we share the following from Wikipedia. Memorial Day (originally known as Decoration Day) 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. It is observed on the last Monday of May. It was formerly observed on May 30 from 1868 to […]
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Our Easter Celebration: Anchor of Hope – Righteous Redeemer
In observance of our Easter celebration this year, we share this post from a “sister site” – Crown of Compassion (more below). “Great is the Lord, and most worthy of praise/ Refuge of strength to the end./ Righteous redeemer and mighty to save/ He’s the anchor of hope for all men.”- Ellie Holcomb, Anchor of Hope […]
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 a reality for you. We share three steps to achieving your goals: SMART Goals, Zig Ziglar, and Becoming Your Best when […]
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 […]
Happy Thanksgiving Day Poems
Here’s a great poem, among many at https://www.weareteachers.com/thanksgiving-poems-for-kids/ (that’s for kids of all ages!). I was pleased to find this little gem among many via https://www.google.com/search?q=thanksgiving+poems You’ll find more fun Thanksgiving poems for kids at https://gatheredagain.com/thanksgiving-poems-kids/ – including the poem above and One, Two, below: One, Two One, two Here’s some turkey for you. Three, four Here, have […]
Wishing Wisconsin Veterans – and All Vets – Happy Veterans Day!
Wisconsin Veterans enjoy recognition in the We Energies 2021 Cookie Book, Celebrating military service. Note: Thanks to our friend and vendor, Keith Klein, Veteran, U.S. Army, Organizer, Wisconsin Business Owners & Founder & CEO, OnYourMark, LLC for sharing this post, so we could share it with you. My wife kicks off the holiday season every year […]
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. […]
Independence Day Fireworks courtesy of Patrick Henry
Independence Day fireworks are a staple of our 4th of July celebrations. The real *fireworks* started with the founders of our country, the ‘radicals’ of the 1770s American Revolution. Patrick Henry was among the most radical. Henry did *not* approve of the United States Constitution, because he found it too restrictive. That view led to […]
Memorial Day 2021 – Please Remember & Honor
Happy Memorial Day 2021. A reminder – Memorial Day honors those who died while serving in our military. Veterans Day honors all veterans. Armed Forces Day honors those presently serving. Our family will visit our condo in Minocqua, Wisconsin and barbecue on Memorial Day Weekend. On the holiday we’ll raise a glass to toast those […]
Happy Easter 2021! Where can we see the Risen Jesus?
Happy Easter 2021 ~ Where do we see the Risen Jesus? The temptation in our modern world is to look for proof and evidence with 21st century eyes. The Easter stories were not written for that kind of evidence. We are told there is an empty grave and someone – we don’t know who – […]