Archive for July, 2016


Gorgeous Grandma Day – July 23

  Gorgeous Grandma Day was invented by author and radio show host Alice Solomon to celebrate women over 50 who have grandchildren and who are growing old gracefully – also known as Glammas. What is a gorgeous grandma? She’s a grandmother who lives life to the fullest, takes care of herself, is a lifelong learner, is open to new ideas, loves life, shares her enthusiasm for life with those around her, Examples of gorgeous grandmas: Idiosyncraticfashionistas  — Two grandmothers who describe themselves as style bloggers for women of a certain age. And style they have! Actress Susan Sullivan — Martha Rodgers on Castle — Actress Susan Sullivan plays Martha Rodgers, Click to Read more…

French Fries Day — July 13

  Whether you call them “chips”, as in the UK, “pommes frites” in France, or “patatas fritas” in Spain — it all means the same thing: French fries, that glorious comfort food that can be eaten in many forms: waffled, Cajun-style, or curly, just to name a few. Belgium and France both claim that French fries originated in their countries. Wherever they come from, French fries are popular, with Americans eating an average of 30 lbs each year. American president Thomas Jefferson is credited with introducing French fries to America when he served them at a White House dinner in 1802. While Americans typically each their fries with ketchup, people Click to Read more…

Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day

  A webmaster — also referred to as a web developer/architect, website administrator, or website publisher, among other titles —   is responsible for the development and maintenance of your website. July 6 is the day designated to show your appreciation to your webmaster by taking them to lunch. What would you do without their magic coding fingers, their dedication to developing and keeping your website up and working, and the long hours they work? Your webmaster is a key player on your team, is available 24/7 in case of a website emergency, and is required to keep up with a constantly-changing industry.   How can you celebrate Take Your Webmaster Click to Read more…

Fourth of July

  Fireworks, roasted marshmallows, family get-togethers … no holiday is more all-American than the Fourth of July.   A commemoration of our adoption of the Declaration of Independence, Independence Day is celebrated in big towns and small towns all across America with parades, barbeques,  red, white, and blue decorations, political speeches, and a patriotic feeling shared by all.   The Declaration of Independence is the document that spells out the thirteen American colonies’ freedom from British rule. Voted on by Congress on July 2 and ratified on July 4, this important document contains, in its second sentence, what is widely regarded as the most meaningful statement on human rights:   Click to Read more…