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JackOLanterns

The Origin of Jack O’ Lanterns

As we carved a Jack O’ Lantern at our house this year, I started thinking about the history of this...

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The Lasting Legacy of the Guggenheim Museum

October 21st, marks the anniversary of the opening of New York’s Guggenheim Museum of Modern Art in 1959.  Opening day...

We Are Family

Unearthing the Roots of Your Family Tree

How much do you know about your ancestors and what their lives were like?  How much impact does that history...

Pets Give Us More than Friendship

Dating back to ancient times, there is evidence of people having pets.  While domesticating animals was initially for practical reasons,...

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Exercising Your Brain – Use It or Lose It

Did you know that your brain is like a muscle, and like any other muscle in your body it needs...