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10 PET Etiquette Tips for Urban Living

By |2021-04-02T17:21:19-05:00April 2nd, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Lifestyle, Pet Etiquette|

Image: stock.adobe.com By bodnarphoto You’re a cat’s companion or a dog’s best friend, your fur ball has a special spirit of their own - that’s what makes them such wonderful company! On April 11, we celebrate National Pet Day. Although we love our furry friends, living right next door to a canine’s 5 a.m. bark [...]

Remarkable Polish Women – Women’s History Month 2021

By |2021-03-30T14:27:12-05:00March 30th, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance|

Image Credit: Flickr.com Beata Maria Szydło - Warsaw, Chancellery of the Prime Minister. Poland As we come to the end of our global celebration of the economic, political and social achievements of women during Women’s History Month, the women of Poland deserve a chance to be highlighted. How much do you know about successful women [...]

Celebrating Women’s History Month: Australia Quiz

By |2021-03-22T11:17:37-05:00March 29th, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Politics, Quiz|

Image Source: Flickr.com Record setting pilot Maude Bonney of Queensland In honor of National Women’s History Month, our final quiz focuses on a continent that is home to many prominent women who have demonstrated success in a myriad of ways.  Australia not only has beautiful scenery and beaches, but also brilliant, independent women that have [...]

Courageous Czech Women – Celebrating Women’s History Month: Czech Republic Quiz

By |2021-03-26T19:15:04-05:00March 26th, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Czech Republic, Politics, Quiz|

Image Credit: https://www.nationaalarchief.nl/ Věra Čáslavská at the 1967 European gymnastics championships. In our continued observance of Women’s History Month, we are honoring just a few of the numerous prominent Czech women artists, athletes, politicians, rulers and scientists. There are thousands of women who have impacted culture, history, and society in the current Czech lands, and [...]

Celebrating Women’s History Month: European Quiz

By |2021-03-22T11:12:57-05:00March 22nd, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Politics, Quiz|

Image Credit: commons.wikimedia.org Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of England (now the United Kingdom)  How much do you know about successful women in the United Kingdom and Europe? This diverse region has made remarkable progress over the past century to establish gender equality and women’s rights. Several prominent organizations seek to promote female empowerment, including the [...]

Celebrating Women’s History Month: Asia Quiz

By |2021-03-19T13:32:11-05:00March 19th, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Asia|

Image Credit: commons.wikimedia.org Tsai Ing-wen, the first female president of Taiwan.  March is Women’s History Month, and we are highlighting global female success in a series of posts. Asia is our third in the series, after U.S. American women, and South American women. How much do you know about successful women in Asia? Asia is [...]

Global St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations and How to Celebrate Virtually This Year

By |2021-03-16T14:43:44-05:00March 16th, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Cross-Cultural|

Image Credit: Mike Young commons.wikimedia.org  Sydney Opera House  More than 70 million people worldwide claim ancestral links to Ireland. Saint Patrick’s Day is a cherished opportunity to revitalize this heritage. For the second year in a row, some of the world’s largest St. Patrick’s events will segue to creative online venues. For centuries countries have found [...]

Celebrating Women’s History Month: South America Quiz

By |2021-03-10T19:15:44-06:00March 10th, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Politics|

Image Credit: commons.wikimedia.org Policarpa Salavarrieta, 2 Pesos Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture, and society. We are inviting you to challenge your intellect about women’s global contributions. During March, we are sharing a series of posts celebrating women leaders and their landmark achievements to humanity. On March 3, we [...]

Celebrating Women’s History Month: United States Quiz

By |2021-03-03T09:20:38-06:00March 3rd, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Politics, Quiz|

PhotoCredit: Library of Congress Margaret Chase Smith at her swearing in ceremony with Speaker William Bankhead, and Rep. James C. Oliver Women's History Month occurs annually from March 1-31, to commemorate and encourage the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in U.S. American history. The theme in 2021 is Valiant Women [...]

From Ash Wednesday to Easter: Lent Meaning and Traditions Explained

By |2021-02-15T13:15:37-06:00February 15th, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, celebrations, Cross-Cultural|

Image: stock.adobe.com By Art Stocker Growing up in a Christian family, my five siblings and I celebrated the Lenten season with great pomp and circumstance.  We fasted, observed each special day of the season, enjoyed lots of fish sticks, and dressed up for church. We learned to follow family recipes such as seasoning a ham, [...]

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