World Kindness Day
No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.

World Kindness Day

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” – Mark Twain It may fall on Friday the 13th this year but there's no reason…

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A Different Kind of Fourth of July
Watermelon: A Fourth of July Tradition

A Different Kind of Fourth of July

It's the Fourth of July! A day when Americans across the nation celebrate our independence with flags, hot dogs, watermelon, and fireworks. We join in the fun of course with…

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#snOMG
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#snOMG

This week something unusual happened here in Raleigh, NC: a full-blown snowstorm. Normally in our region, we get a bit of snow and ice, schools will close, businesses will be…

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A Special Day to Show The World…
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A Special Day to Show The World…

Coming up on August 19 is World Humanitarian Day. Established by the United Nations in 2008, WHD memorializes those dedicated individuals who have lost their lives in service to humanitarian…

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National Farmers Market Week
Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food

National Farmers Market Week

I love to visit a Farmers Market!  There is nothing more delightful than booth after booth of delicious, fresh vegetables, scrumptious fruits, local honey and gorgeous plants and flowers. Every…

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Fireworks, Friends & Family
American Flag

Fireworks, Friends & Family

On the Fourth of July, families and individuals across the nation partake in celebrations in an "All-American" way: outdoor barbecues, parades, patriotic songs, plenty of flags, and of course, fireworks!…

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Serving Those Who Serve Us
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Serving Those Who Serve Us

This past weekend, I came across a startling article about the homeless veteran population. Christy Respress, the Executive Director of Pathways to Housing DC, shared that "across the country, men…

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