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The Everyday Wisdom Newsletter 2014
September 01, 2014


We hope you enjoyed every second of your summer. We did manage to get a picture of you while you vacationed at the beach...We think your the one in the middle of the picture in the green bathing suit. You have a nice smile!

September 1st, 2014

According to the Georgian calendar, September is the ninth month. But, on the Roman calendar, it was the seventh month. September has had 29 days, and 31 days; but, since the time of the emperor Augustus, it has had only 30 days.

September is one of the warmest months in the Southern United States. Northern states have warm September days, but the nights get much cooler. It is also harvest time for crops. And, in Switzerland, it's called Harvest Month.

Five Jewish holidays are celebrated in September or early October. They are Rosh Ha-Shanah, or New Year; Tzom Gedaliah, a fast day; Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement; Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles; and Simhat Torah, a day of rejoicing.

On September 17th, both Citizenship Day and Consititution Day are observed in the United States.

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and its time to raise more awareness and give everyone ideas on how they can help the fight for better cures

Important days in September:

Labor Day is declared a US national holiday by Congress, 1894 celebrated the first Monday of the month.
Sept 1st ... Emma M. Nutt Day, the first woman telephone operator, 1878.
Sept 2nd... V-J Day - Japan signed formal surrender, 1945.
Sept.4th... Mark Spitz becomes the first athlete to win seven Olympic gold medals, 1972.
Sept 7th... First Miss America Pageant, 1921.
Sept 9th... The United Colonies" is renamed the "United States" by the Continental Congress, 1776.
Sept 11th ... 2,793 people died in New York, Washington DC and Pennsylvania from the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Sept 12th ... John F. Kennedy marries Jacqueline Lee Bouvier, 1953.
Sept 13th ...National Chocolate day celebrated in honor of Milton Hershey, 1857. (Founder of Hershey Chocolate)
Sept 15th ... Alexander Fleming discovers Penicillin, 1928.
Sept 17th ... "M*A*S*H" premiers, 1972.
Sept 21st ... Sandra Day O'Connor was confirmed by the Senate as the first woman Supreme Court Justice, 1981.
Sept 23rd ... Ray Charles, Musician. Born Ray Charles Robinson on September 23, 1930 in Albany, GA. Lost his eyesight when he was 7. Died June 10, 2004 at the age of 73 from liver disease at his Beverly Hills CA home.
Sept 24th ... The first Transatlantic telephone cable was completed, 1956. USS Enterprise, the first nuclear aircraft carrier, launched on Sept. 24, 1960.
Sept 26th ... US Federal Trade Commission was established on Sept. 26, 1914.
Thomas Jefferson becomes the first US Secretary of State on Sept. 26, 1789.
Sept 27th ... Answering machine patented, 1950.
Sept 29th ... US Army established, 1789.

As we head into September and the children are all back in school our focus turns towards there schedules, getting them to and from school. Making sure they have all of their homework completed, the after school sports. We want our children to get the best education that they can. With that in mind we have linked to some great articles.

Here are some articles that you will find interesting

  • Bullying in Schools: Tips for Teachers
  • A child learning to read is so vital in this day and age.
  • ClickN' READ phonics, A simple program to help your child to read better.
  • More tips when reading with your child.
  • 5 Easy Ways to Motivate Students

    Some humor to start the month off right.

    20 ways to know when your all grown up

    1. Your houseplants are alive and you can’t smoke any of them.
    2. Having sex in a twin bed is out of the question.
    3. You keep more food in the fridge than beer.
    4. 6:00 am is when you get out of bed instead of going to bed.
    5. You hear your favorite songs in the elevator. 6. You watch the weather channel, but your knees already have the forecast. 7. 3:00pm Is the prime time to eat for the day.
    8. You go on a weeks vacation and you use most of it getting in and out of your car.
    9. Clean sweats qualifies as getting dressed up.
    10. Your the one calling the police because the music is to loud.
    11. Kissing in the rain is a fantasy that is just a fond memory.
    12. You have forgotten what time Taco Bell closes.
    13. You know have a car that will go faster than you want to go.
    14. Your pets get expensive food instead of leftovers from McDonalds.
    15. Sleeping on the couch hurts your back but your recliner is another story.
    16. Taking naps becomes enjoyable.
    17. Dinner and a movie is the whole nights entertainment not the beginning.
    18. A $4.00 bottle of wine is not called not bad.
    19. When you buy beer and they ask you for your ID and you realize all of your grandkids are older than that.
    20. When you dont have to learn history anymore because you have lived most of it.

    For more good jokes visit our humor index page.

    Our wisdom quote of the month...

    "" I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor."

    - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr."

    For more great quotes visit our

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