The Origins of Love

Photo by freestocks.org The modern-day expectation of celebrating Valentine’s Day brings a mix of emotions for most everyone in mid-February. New romances feel the pressure to impress, long-term couples try to top last year’s celebrations and singles everywhere reject the holiday entirely or exchange it for an evening of quality time with family or friends. Either way, the greeting card,... read more »

Are you Looking for ways to celebrate Black History Month this February?

Did you know that the NAACP was established on February 12, 1909, the centennial anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln? Today, we celebrate Black History Month every year. It is a time when we join our neighbors around the country to honor the contributions black citizens have made to our nation. It all began as part of an initiative... read more »

Our Hearts Are Full This Month as We Celebrate the Life of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.

Every year, Americans join like-minded folks across the country in honoring the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. who was arguably the civil rights movement's best-known speaker and protector. This Baptist minister's goal was to actively convince the U.S. government to end legalized segregation with changes to federal and state law. His strategy was using nonviolence and civil disobedience to... read more »

National Bobblehead Day

Bobbleheads have been around longer than you think. Dating as far back as the 1700’s in Asia and Continental Europe, these nodding figurines, once called “temple-nodders” are more than just agreeable toys. Today, bobbleheads have their own Hall of Fame Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, have replicated celebrities, athletes, politicians, fictional characters and animals commercially since the 1900’s and are pop... read more »

What Are Your New Years’ Resolutions as We Head Into a Sparkling New Year?

New Year's Eve is fast approaching and for many people, it can't come fast enough! 2020 has been a challenging year for most of us as we adapt to a new normal during a global pandemic. Historically, New Year's resolutions began during the time of the ancient Babylonians, around 4,000 years ago where they held the first recorded celebrations honoring... read more »

Don’t Let a Preventable Dental Emergency Sideline Your Oral Health

Winter is almost here, and sports activities can find a way to bring a dental emergency into your life during the busy holiday season. Whether you are skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, swimming, or surfing, accidents can happen. It can mean running into a tree while sledding, falling on your face at an ice skating rink, or knocking a tooth out... read more »