Happy Flag Day

Happy Flag Day

Flag Day commemorates the anniversary of the American flag.  The Second Continental Congress declared that the American flag would have “thirteen stripes, alternate red and white,” and “thirteen stars, white in a blue field” in 1777. Did you Know? The fifty stars on the flag represent the fifty states of the United States of America […]

Remember D-Day – did you know?

Remember D-Day – did you know?

Let’s celebrate D-Day today. Seventy-eight years ago, the Battle of Normandy occurred from June to August 1944 during World War II (1939-1945). Did you know? It ended in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s authority The fight, codenamed Operation Overlord, began on D-Day, June 6, 1944 On this day, 156,000 American, British, […]

Ukraine – did you know?

Ukraine – did you know?

There seems to be a lot of talk right now about the country called Ukraine. It is under attack from the border country called Russia. So, let’s just take a look at a few facts about this country in eastern Europe. Did you know? Ukraine is the second largest country on the continent after Russia […]

Thurgood Marshall – did you know?

Thurgood Marshall – did you know?

Did you know Thurgood Marshall became the first African American Supreme Court Justice in 1967? Previous to that appointment, Marshall had won 29 of the 32 cases that he argued before the Supreme Court. Marshall was the brilliant lawyer that won the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954) case which ruled school segregation […]

Berlin Candy Bomber Wordsearch

Berlin Candy Bomber Wordsearch

The Berlin Candy Bomber (Gail Seymour Halvorsen) was born on October 10, 1920, Salt Lake City, Utah and died on February 16, 2022, at 101 years of age. Giving hungry children in Berlin a stick of gum was not enough for him. He came up with the idea of dropping small handkerchief parachutes filled with […]

FDA – did you know?

FDA – did you know?

Let’s stay healthy. We all want to be healthy, strong, and fit. So, let’s follow some of the clever ideas we have been taught such as eating healthy foods, getting exercise, drinking plenty of water, going to bed early, and finding time for wholesome recreational activities. Let’s read the labels the FDA (Food & Drug […]