December 31, 2020

Happy New Year 2021, everyone! The expression “we all have 2020 hindsight” is a favorite since childhood.  Now it’s great to say “we all have 2020 in hindsight.” To paraphrase our friend Paul Haut, at W. Haut Specialty Co., between the virus pandemic, the election, the fires out west, the droughts and flooding

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December 18, 2020

Merry Christmas 2020Dear Friends,It’s December, and the end of the year cannot come soon enough. 2020 definitely has been a year that we won’t forget. The pandemic, the election, the stock market, social unrest, all in one year. Masks… I am tired of wearing a mask. My blood pressure is

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November 25, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving 2020...tough times to gather together, and to go about the holidays as usual.  Yet we shouldn't let tough times stop us from expressing our gratitude and prayers for the blessings we have - our gratitude and prayers for this Happy Thanksgiving 2020 - a difficult year to say

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November 11, 2020

For those who've served, "Happy Veterans Day!"Some vets bristle a bit when people thank them for their service on  Memorial Day, because that’s not what the day is for.However, that’s exactly what Veterans Day is for.From the US Department of Defense:“Veterans Day is NOT the Same as Memorial Day.A lot of Americans

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September 5, 2020

Here's how Labor Day Weekend 2020 came to be:Labor Day is a federal holiday in the United States celebrated on the first Monday in September to honor and recognize the American labor movement and the works and contributions of laborers to the development and achievements of the United States.[1][2][3] It is the Monday of the long weekend known as Labor Day Weekend.Beginning

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