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Memorial Day 2017

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Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the military. People visit cemeteries and memorials to honor those who have died in military service and place an American flag on the graves.

If you see coins left on a veterans grave each denomination has its own meaning. A single penny left means someone has visited the grave to pay their respects. A nickel means that the visitor was at boot camp with the deceased. A dime means it was left by someone who served with them. And a quarter means it was left by someone who was present when the soldier died.

Remember that Memorial Day is to honor all those women and men who has died while in uniform serving this great nation of ours and Veterans Day is to honor all who has served.

Take a moment to listen and watch this powerful speech from Ronald Reagan, at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in 1985.

Triad Dog Games

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Triad Dog Games

Triad Dog Games will be held at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds 414 Deacon Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC on Saturday, May 20 10am-4pm and on Sunday, May 21: 11am-4pm. Parking is FREE. Please enter off Deacon Boulevard and Park through GATE 5.

Yes, you are allowed to bring your own pets however they must be leashed, well-behaved and have proof of rabies vaccination.

All proceeds will benefit the Sergei Foundation

Here is a list of events
Triad Dog Games Events

For more information please visit Triad Dog Games

Net Neutrality

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Internet Defense League

Net Neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers should enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and without favoring or blocking particular products or websites. And it’s under attack once again.

Watch these videos to learn more what Net Neutrality is.

Be warned the below video has rude language.

Send an email to the FCC here openinternet@fcc.gov and let them know how disgusted you are with them wanting to control the Internet. Or you can write them here Battleforthenet.com

Happy Mother’s Day

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mother's day

The modern holiday of Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at St Andrew’s Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia. St Andrew’s Methodist Church now holds the International Mother’s Day Shrine. Her campaign to make “Mother’s Day” a recognized holiday in the United States began in 1905, the year her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis, died. Ann Jarvis had been a peace activist who cared for wounded soldiers on both sides of the American Civil War, and created Mother’s Day Work Clubs to address public health issues. Anna Jarvis wanted to honor her mother by continuing the work she started and to set aside a day to honor all mothers because she believed that they were “the person who has done more for you than anyone in the world”.

mother's day

In 1908, the US Congress rejected a proposal to make Mother’s Day an official holiday, joking that they would also have to proclaim a “Mother-in-law’s Day”. However, owing to the efforts of Anna Jarvis, by 1911 all US states observed the holiday, with some of them officially recognizing Mother’s Day as a local holiday, the first being West Virginia, Jarvis’ home state, in 1910. In 1914, Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother’s Day, held on the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers.

Source Wikipedia

America’s Favorite Grocery Stores

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Grocery Store

Marketforce conducted a survey to find out the best grocery stores and Publix and Wegmans came out on top.

Here is a chart with the breakdown
2017 best grocery stores

Read more here Best Grocery Stores website.

School Nurse Parody

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School Nurse Parody

School Nurse makes a parody of Adel’s Hello for School Nurse Day.

Giphy

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Giphy is the best way to search, share, and discover GIFs on the Internet. Similar to the way other search engines work, the majority of Giphy’s content comes from indexing based on the best and most popular GIFs and search terms across the web. Giphy organizes all those GIFs so you can find the good content easier and share it out through your social channels. Giphy also has an online program to make your own gifs from videos.

Giphy

I made this gif Owl Dance Challenge

From this youtube video

Is Now Illegal

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Make a gif image of Donald Trump signing executive order making whatever you add illegal.

Here is an image i made.

Make your own at Isnowillegal

We’re Off To See The Wizard

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Check out their website for more information Landofoznc.com

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