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How Are You Honoring America’s Fallen This Memorial Day?

Many Americans have served our country in the Armed Forces. Others have served America’s interests here and abroad, in organizations ranging from police, fire and rescue to Americorps and the Peace Corps. Although this holiday is focused on the fallen heroes from our armed services, we shouldn’t forget any who have served and paid […]

Today is National Beer Day!

This entry is part of a series, F4F 2011»

The history of beer has some unusual twists, one of which we celebrate today. The back story:

Once upon a time, in a United States far away from today’s modern sensibilities, Prohibition was passed. Over President Wilson‘s veto, I might add. The time was 1920, when […]

The Ides of March and the Invention of the Caesar Salad

Today is the Ides of March, according to historical tradition. It’s the day that Julius Caesar passed on. Legend has it that he died violently at the hands of his best friend, Brutus. (That’s where the term “brutally” comes from.) Truth is stranger than legend, though, and the truth is, dear departed Julius didn’t […]