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American History December Anniversaries

American History December Anniversaries

December 2 200th Anniversary of James Monroe introducing the Monroe Doctrine in his State of the Union address (1823) December 7 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day December 15 National Bill of Rights Day (1791) December 16 250th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Pary (1773) December 18 First National Day of Thanksgiving (1777) December 22 Continental Congress creates a Continental Navy (1775) […]

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Enduring And Charming Murano Glass

Enduring And Charming Murano Glass

By Robert Reed  In terms of geography it is only a small island near Venice, Italy. But in terms of artistry Murano glass is one of the marvels of the civilized world.  Clearly Murano glass of old represented the highest achievement in the glass blowing craft. For centuries its fragile and delicate beauty was unequaled and unrivaled. Later its spiraling […]

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The Whole Community Wins With Colorado Gives Day

The Whole Community Wins With Colorado Gives Day

By Melanie Ulle  You know what makes our state so rad? I mean, besides the sun, the big giant sky, the music, the culture, the food, the people, the entrepreneurialism, the endless adventures, and our general awesomeness. You guessed it. Colorado Gives Day! I knew you’d get it. Our state raised over $53 million last year on Colorado Gives Day. […]

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Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day

When we think of the veterans we want to honor on November 11, those who served in the “big” wars come to mind, including the World Wars, Korea, and Vietnam. Since Vietnam, however, the U.S. has been involved in many wars and campaigns. Only during one period from 1984 to 1989 have no Americans fought on foreign lands. Memorial gestures […]

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Thanksgiving Cards — Sending a Message Since 1880s

Thanksgiving Cards — Sending a Message Since 1880s

By Robert Reed  Happy Thanksgiving! A Thanksgiving wish and a great big Hi! For one who’s nicer than Punkin Pie. -1946 greeting card message  Neatly folded greetings cards have been extending warm messages of Thanksgiving thoughts since the 1880s in the America. For a time early in the 20th century they were overshadowed by the holiday postcard, but they regained […]

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