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” »
June 30th is Meteor Day. Go find a meteorite!
Meteors, known also as shooting stars, are usually sized from a grain of sand to about a softball. As the meteor enters the Earth’s atmosphere it becomes very hot due to friction like when you rub your hands together for a few moments. They become bright and seem to streak across the sky.
When the Earth enters a meteoroid stream left by a comet it produces a meteor shower. These showers can be predicted and come every year or two. They are named after the constellation the meteors appear to be coming from.
These meteor showers can have Continue reading “Meteor Day” »