May the 4th of July bring you and those you hold dear some joy. It may be awkward and weird. You may be a socially-accepted distance apart. Hugs may be replaced with air high-fives, jazz hands, or some other non-touch action. But most of all you will have each other to share a smile and laugh, maybe even a plate of barbeque.
Be safe, stay cool, and look up to the sky, you might catch a firework or two.
This Memorial Day is different than what we're used to but no less important. Memorial Day became an official holiday in 1968 and was once known as Decoration Day. It is a day to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. Military.
While we may be social distancing, here are a few at-home ways to honor the military:
September 6th is Read a Book Day.
One well-known thing about me is my love of reading. I read anything I can get my hands on. I get that from my parents who are voracious readers themselves. Reading is a great way to keep on top of trends or changes in the industry as well as escaping for a couple of hours. I’m currently in the middle of reading two books, Joomla 3 Explained and Beach Lawyer. You may recognize the first title. A couple of weeks ago I wrote about a contest to win the book with the winner being pulled from those who registered for JoomlaDay Chicago. The contest came from my reading the book and finding it helpful as it reminded me of the power that core Joomla!, without a lot a of extensions or plugins, can be. It is also great prep for the certification exam.
This International Day of Charity, we'd like to encourage you to take time to give back through a charity of your choice either through the giving of your time, through donation or participating in an event. Public 501(c)(3) organizations do extraordinary work often on tight budgets with dedicated staff and volunteers.
Not sure how to help? Hear are a few organizations to consider.
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Thank you to the service men and women who give of themselves on behalf of our country and the families who support them.
Happy Memorial Day.
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The 4th of July is here!
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Happy Mother's Day!
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Thank you to everyone who has made this year our best yet!
Enjoy the day with family, friends and food,…oh and football!
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Happy Labor Day
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Did you know that August 3rd is National Watermelon Day? Here are a few recipes to celebrate the day http://lat.ms/1cyG3GK
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Happy Mother's Day.
Today is one of the largest gift giving days, with children everywhere expressing their love, admiration and appreciation for the person who was there when they need a lesson - sometimes hard, a helping hand - usually advice or just an someone to listen - a lot. Many shower their mom's with flowers and bunch, others do something a bit different.