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Why President’s Day is more than a Monday

The origin of President’s Day dates back to 1885 to honor the birth date of George Washington, our 1st US President.  It continued each Feb. 22nd thereafter, until 1971, when the Uniform Monday Holiday Act went into effect, permanently moving President’s Day to the 3rd Monday of February.  This Act also included a provision to […]

3 Lessons in Perseverance from My Daughter

The most memorable lessons in perseverance and persistence are not stories from history books but from the events that play out in our lives.   I got a great reminder of that on July 13, 2014. At 6,500’ elevation, the lake water in Montana rarely gets above 70 degrees on the surface.   On this mid-July Sunday, […]