Father’s Day

Father’s Day

Guess what? Father’s Day (as it is celebrated in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada) is held on the third Sunday of June. This year, it’s going to be on June 20th – THIS SUNDAY!!!  So clean off that grill, box up that tie, turn...
Flag Day

Flag Day

Did you know that trying new things can help you overcome your fears, boost your levels of creativity, curiosity and can even Did you know? This year, Flag Day is Monday, June 14. (Did you know? This blog post is going to have a lot of fun, historical...
Trying New Things

Trying New Things

Did you know that trying new things can help you overcome your fears, boost your levels of creativity, curiosity and can even make you a more interesting and more attractive person?  Well, that last one may be from a personal belief (because the more you...
How to succeed at the waiting game.

How to succeed at the waiting game.

Happy Easter! As we enter this time of remembrance and new growth, we are humbled and honored to recollect what this time means both for us as a community and individuals. Of course, redemption was not without its share of pain, suffering, and waiting. The world had...
Loving, Living, Leading and Giving Locally

Loving, Living, Leading and Giving Locally

Chances are high that you have been viewing signs, ads, and commercials telling you to “buy local” or partner with local businesses to give them a boost, to show your appreciation for the people near you, and to help keep them solvent during these uncertain financial...
Barn Raising Parties, Perka Style !

Barn Raising Parties, Perka Style !

Back in the “old days”, whenever farmers were faced with some daunting task, like gleaning an entire field or building a new barn, they gathered all their friends and neighbors and turned the event into a party. While this tradition has not completely died out, it has...