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Flag Day and National Flag Week

Today, 14 June, is Flag Day, which marks the anniversary of the adoption by Congress of the Stars and Stripes as emblem of the nation (in 1777). This week, the week beginning 9 June, is also being observed as National … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Josh Billings

“Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.” – Josh Billings

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Saturday, 15 June, is being observed as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, an observance initiated in 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations. The purpose of WEAAD … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Dr. Karl Menninger

“One of the most untruthful things possible, you know, is a collection of facts, because they can be made to appear so many different ways.” – Dr. Karl Menninger

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Reflection Starter from Publilius Syrus

“It is a bad plan that admits of no modification.” – Publilius Syrus

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Reflection Starter from Arnold Glasow

“The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.” – Arnold H. Glasow

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Reflection Starter from Edmund Burke

“To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.” – Edmund Burke

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