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Happy Bastille Day!

Bastille Day is the French national holiday which is celebrated on 14 July each year. In France, it is formally called La Fête Nationale (National Celebration) and commonly le quatorze juillet (the fourteenth of July).

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USA: Happy 4th of July!

“The American, by nature, is optimistic. He is experimental, an inventor, and a builder who builds best when called upon to build greatly.” ~ John F. Kennedy No matter where you are on Earth, we

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Happy Father’s Day

“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” ~ Billy Graham Related reading: Father’s Day (United States) on Wikipedia Father’s Day

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Happy St.Patricks Day!

St. Patrick’s Day observes of the passing of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. The holiday has evolved into a celebration of Irish culture with parades, special foods, music, dancing, drinking and a whole

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day, also called Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated annually on February 14. Originating as a Western Christian feast day honoring one or two early saints named Valentinus, Valentine’s

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Honoring Labor Day

“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. The first American Labor Day was held in 1882. Its origins stem from the

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The First Day of Spring in 2020

There are two equinoxes every year, in March and September, when the Sun shines directly on the equator, and the length of night and day are nearly equal. Related reading: March equinox on Wikipedia, March