Archive for June 27th, 2011

Holiday Reminder: US Independence Day

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Holiday Reminder:
America’s Birthday / US Independence Day / July 4th will be celebrated next Monday, 07/04!

Did You Know? Countdown to Independence Day (06/27)

Monday, June 27th, 2011


Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About America’s Independence

June 27 : 07 days to July 4th

Did you know that the first American flag was sewn by seamstress Betsy Ross in May 1777, at the behest of the Continental Congress?

The original version of the flag had thirteen stripes and thirteen stars, representing the original thirteen colonies that signed the Declaration of Independence.

We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to Independence Day Day (07/04)! So stop by again tomorrow.

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(June 27) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Decide to Be Married Day

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Decide to Be Married Day

“It’s in the deciding to be united in love, to express your joyful onesness to every person you meet, and in every action you take and together a perfect marriage you’ll make*”

Inspired by the poem Decided to Be Married, a day for celebrating those brave souls who’ve decided its time to get married.

Oh. And by the way – its also National HIV Testing Day!

*Decided to Be Married; poem
photo credit: via flickr

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