Annual Monthly or Day Observance

Fourth of July Quiz – How Patriotic Are You?

By |2021-07-03T10:54:03-05:00July 3rd, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Culture, United States|

Image by picjumbo_com from Pixabay  With 47% of our U.S. population vaccinated in the U.S. and restrictions lifting across the country, we are looking forward to the opportunity to safely watch fireworks where it isn’t a fire hazard. We are ready for celebrations, friendships, poolside fun, and to fire up the grill with family in [...]

6 Tips for Civility in the Workplace 2021

By |2021-06-23T18:50:31-05:00May 5th, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Cross-Cultural, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Workplace Etiquette|

Image: stock.adobe.com By Prostock-studio From cliquish colleagues to bullying bosses, work can be uncivil at times. Even in the age of Zoom meetings and virtual calls, interactions can drip with pettiness or be downright uncivil. Whether you need to improve your own behavior or want to better respond to your colleagues, all of us can [...]

6 Tips for Culturally Appropriate Cinco De Mayo 2021

By |2021-05-04T23:23:33-05:00May 4th, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Mexico|

Image: stock.adobe.com By MoreVector Although Cinco de Mayo marks an important date in Mexican history, it is more commonly celebrated in the U.S., where Latino communities enjoy lively cultural festivities filled with music, dance, and cuisine. For an authentic Cinco de Mayo that honors Mexican traditions and stays true to the holiday’s origins, we’re sharing our [...]

Global Mother’s Day Celebrations and Traditions

By |2021-05-03T12:22:40-05:00May 3rd, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Cross-Cultural, Global Traditions|

Image: Katie B Creative - 4 Generations  In many countries and cultures, our love of our mothers crosses international borders. Depending on which part of the globe you call home, Mother’s Day is celebrated on different days and in different seasons. As Mother’s Day approaches, on May 9, 2021, for those in the U.S. and [...]

8 Mother’s Day Modern Manners for 2021

By |2021-05-05T17:54:47-05:00April 30th, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Modern Manners, US Observances|

Image: stock.adobe.com By JenkoAtaman This year we need to celebrate all of the mothers and mother figures more than ever. The extra weight the pandemic placed on all of them is unlike anything we have seen in recent history. Whether it’s your mom, stepmom, aunt, grandmother, longtime mentor, or a cherished friend, motherly figures [...]

Celebrating International Sculpture Day April 24, 2021

By |2021-04-23T17:49:05-05:00April 23rd, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Culture, International Observances|

Mother Sculpture by Frantisek Uprka Photo Image by Sharon M Schweitzer, JD International Sculpture Day occurs globally on the last Saturday in April. On April 24, 2021, we celebrate the 7th year by sharing 10 ways to observe this day with the goal of furthering the understanding of sculpture and how it provides a vital, unique contribution [...]

Elbe Day: National East Meets West Day

By |2021-04-22T23:42:54-05:00April 22nd, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, International History|

Image Credit: Flickr 2nd Lt. William Robertson meets Lt. Alexander Silvashko during Elbe Day. Observed annually on April 25th, National East Meets West Day, or Elbe Day, commemorates the day in 1945 when the Soviet Allied forces and United States troops met at the Elbe River that runs near Torgau, Germany during World War II. Two days after the [...]

5 Tips to Celebrate International Earth Day April 22, 2021

By |2021-04-21T21:02:19-05:00April 21st, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Earth, Environment, Global|

Image: stock.adobe.com By rangizzz April 22nd marks International Earth Day, the official celebration of the modern environmental movement, which started in the 1970s. The 2021 theme is “Restore Our Earth,” acknowledging that as we go back to “normal” in a post-COVID-19 world, we have more of a responsibility than ever to prevent climate change and [...]

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 [...]

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