For your picnic, barbecue, or just to drape about the house, here are some patriotic crepe paper decorations for the Fourth of July from Dennison Manufacturing Co.
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Celebrate your local letter carriers today on National Postal Worker Day.
It’s the astronomical official start of summer — enjoy!
Before there were ballpoints … a person could buy steel points for their pen from a catalog like this, each point sporting a fancy name like “Counting House,” “Congressional,” “Aviator,” and “Society Stub.”
All June I bound the rose in sheaves, Now, rose by rose, I strip the leaves. – Robert Browning Hamilton
For National Adopt A Cat Month … Furry felines were the rage even in the 16th century, as can be witnessed in Konrad Gesner’s Historia animalium [History of animals], 1551-87, which includes this very imposing looking cat.
Memorial Day is not only the official start of the summer season. It was originally called Decoration Day, with origins dating to Confederate women decorating the graves of their fallen loved ones. It is still a day to remember all the people who have died serving this country.