The third Saturday in August is National Honey Bee Day. Since they work so hard, every bee deserves this day!
- 1/3 of all veggies and fruits are pollinated by honey bees. Some fruits would not develop without pollination from honey bees.
- Between 50-80% of the world’s food supply is directly or indirectly affected by honey bee pollination. Whether it’s pollination of apples, or pollination of the seeds to produce grain for livestock, the food chain is linked to honey bees.
- It would pay to be prudent in the vicinity of the honey bee as it flits from Continue reading “Buzzing for National Honey Bee Day!” »
The 4th Saturday of every July is National Day of the American Cowboy.
- Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction.
- Don’t squat with your spurs on.
- Don’t judge people by their relatives.
- Talk slowly, think quickly.
- Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer. Continue reading “Cowboys” »
July 4th is Independence Day! Our country’s Declaration of Independence has brought us tremendous freedom. And for one man… financial freedom!
In 1989, a man purchased a $4 painting at a flea market in Adamstown, PA, because he liked the frame. He tried to remove the old, torn painting from the frame, but the frame fell apart in his hands. That’s when he found a folded document between the canvas and wood backing that appeared to be an old copy of the Declaration of Independence.
Taking a friend’s advice to have the document appraised, the man found out the document was Continue reading “Declaration of Independence” »