September 11: Patriot DaySeptember 11 was a tragic day in the United States. What began as a day of mourning has been transformed into a day of appreciation and remembrance. September 11 has been declared Patriot's Day.History:Patriot's Day was originally named Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of the Terrorist Attacks on September 11. It was proposed on October 25, 2001 by Rep. Vito Fossella. When the bill made it to the senate it passed unanimously on November 30, 2001 and was signed into law on December 18th. It was later changed to Patriot Day, though it is more commonly known as 9/11.How to ...... More
For some people, whether you are 4 or 24, your grandparents will always mean the world to you. They are the ones that have shiny quarters and an endless supply of hard candy. So, it's only right that National Grandparents' Day exists. After all, it takes a village to raise a child and what would that village be without its elders?HOW DID THIS HOLIDAY COME ABOUT?National Grandparents' Day has officially been around since 1978. Founded by Marian McQuade, National Grandparents' Day is more than a superficial holiday made for gift giving and cake eating. Mrs. McQuade founded this holiday to educate the younger ...... More
Wristband Nation's First Anti-Bullying Wristband!www.wristbandnation.com/anti-bully-wristbandWe are so excited! It is almost here, our first wristband of a cause near and dear to us - the fight against bullying. With this new band Wristband Nation is trying to make some noise. Join the Anti-bullying movement . Join us and help us fight the good fight.Bullying is a serious matter not only in the United States but all over the world. Anybody could be a target. Although most bullying takes place in school, it can happen anywhere and can be hard to escape. Kids are now being bullied at home and, even, in cyber ...... More
THE FALL SEASON (of TV) is BACK!I can't be the only one who is excited that August is over! Nothing against hot August, believe me. However, I am looking forward to what is to come. The fall of the leaves, the crisp in the air, all of the major holidays and - most importantly - television's fall season!To say that I love Tv is an understatement, in fact, it is almost insulting. I like to think of myself as a television connoisseur, of sorts. I will watch ANYTHING, from the sick and twisted worlds of The United States of Tara to the sick and twisted real world of The Jersey shore. And I'll do it with no shame. ...... More
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