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The Everyday Wisdom Newsletter. 2017
April 05, 2017
April 5th, 2017
Every once in awhile we get caught up in our day to day life and things get set aside and forgotten. That is why this newsletter is a little late this month. Congratulations to the Tarheels for their championship game. You have created a memory and an achievement that will follow you for the rest of your life. Decisions and efforts that we put forth today always shows up later in life. The Masters Golf tournament starts in a few days and that is always an indication that spring is here.
Important days in April:
Here are some fun facts about Easter:
The name Easter comes from Eostre, an ancient Anglo-Saxon goddess, originally of the dawn. In pagan times, an annual spring festival was held in her honor.
Tip of the month...
Prune spring-blooming shrubs, such as forsythia and spirea, after they have completed flowering.
Remove sticks, rocks and other debris from your lawn to prevent damaging your lawnmower or injuring yourself when mowing. Check your lawnmower and other lawncare equipment in preparation for the coming season.
Put a birdhouse in the garden to attract insect-eating friends. Watch for Hummingbirds, get their feeders ready.
Prepare your beds. Turn the soil, improve the soil, improve drainage. However small your soil-based project may be, now is the time to prepare it. Many plants and vegetables can be planted after the last frost.
Check your smoke detectors and fire extinguishers.
Here are some articles that might help with getting ready for spring.
Some humor to start the month off right.
If you had purchased $1,000 worth of shares in AIG one year ago, you would have $33 today.
If you had purchased $1,000 worth of shares in Lehman Brothers one year ago, you would have $0 today.
But if you had purchased $1,000 worth of beer one year ago, drank all the beer, then turned in the aluminum cans for recycling refund, you would have received $214.
Based on the above, the best current investment plan is to drink beer and recycle. It’s called the 401-Keg.
For more good jokes visit our humor index page.
Our wisdom quote of the month...
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.~Mark Twain
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We hope that in some small way we have made a contribution to your life.
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