Thanksgiving

          Thanksgiving is coming upon us quickly.   How many of you have the meal at your home?  How many go out to dinner? Well, for those of you preparing your own meal, you should know, the … Read More

Veteran's Day

Armistice Day.  November 11, 1919, the day President Wilson first set aside a day to honor the veterans of World War I.  On May 13, 1938, it became a legal holiday. After WWII, it became apparent that a day to … Read More

Halloween - Where Did it Come From?

Halloween has become a major holiday!  Actually, is it a holiday?  Was it ever a holiday?  It certainly is popular.  For many people, it is more popular than Christmas. Like many dates in history, I like to know where they … Read More

Labor Day

Most people get Labor Day off.  I worked.  Come to think of it, I probably worked it most of my life.  You see, as a zookeeper, you typically work all the holidays.  Animals still need to eat whether it's Christmas, … Read More

Need a New Car?

    Are you in the market for a new car? If you haven't shopped for a vehicle in some time, you may be in for a rude awakening.  You may want to consider a pre-owned vehicle if you aren't … Read More

Happy 4th of July

The 4th of July is almost here.  Independence Day, birth of the United States.  I wonder how many young people today could even tell you what July 4th is other than another holiday, a chance for a 3 day vacation. … Read More

Happy Flag Day

Do you know the history? http://www.usflag.org/history/flagday.html. Hoping you have a wonderful day and weekend.  From all you friends at Seniors Helping Seniors.

Pets & Seniors

I have written before about the importance of pets and senior citizens.  I run across this all the time in dealing with many of the people that I help.  I deal with it myself and deciding whether to adopt/purchase another … Read More