English writer Gilbert Chesterton said, "When it comes to life, the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude." With Thanksgiving Day rapidly approaching, i
According to the Farmer's Almanac, the tender pumpkin plant requires 75 to 100 frost-free days of growth. Since the seeds should not be planted until all danger of frost has passed, pumpkins may st
According to the National Chicken Council, September is National Chicken Month. Every year, chicken producers and grocery retailers come together to offer promotions and showcase delicious recipes
The American Library Association has a code of ethics for library staff. It includes upholding the principles of intellectual freedom and resisting all efforts to censor library resources.
Many readers are enthralled by pirates. From Long John Silver in Treasure Island to Captain Hook in Barrie's Peter Pan, pirates have sparked the imagination.
The first Labor Day parade and massive picnic was held on Sept. 5, 1882 in New York City. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the parade was organized by the Central Labor Union.
The dog days of summer are over. According to TWC, the weather channel website, the expression refers to the days from July 1 to Aug. 11. The expression dates back to the ancient Romans.
The summer reading program for children ages one to 18 is rapidly nearing its completion. As the Roman poet Virgil said, "All our sweetest hours fly fastest."
If asked to list famous scientists, who would be on your list? Einstein, Galileo, Madame Curie, or Darwin may come to mind.
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