The Lengths We’ve Gone to Answer Nature’s Call

The Lengths We’ve Gone to Answer Nature’s Call

It’s a topic we’re rightly embarrassed to talk about: the strange places we’ve used to relieve ourselves when nature’s call turns into a persistent scream. Behind the bushes? In the men’s room because the line for the women’s restroom was too long? These...
Home Fire Drill Day

Home Fire Drill Day

Last Saturday was the second annual “Home Fire Drill Day” – part of insurer Nationwide’s Make Safe Happen Program. Since you probably missed it, we’ll fill you in on what was learned. According to Nationwide: · Nine out of 10 (92%) structure fires occur in the...
National Grandparents Day Is Coming Up September 10

National Grandparents Day Is Coming Up September 10

National Grandparents Day will be held on September 10 this year, the U.S. Census Bureau reminds us. According to Census, in 1970, Marian McQuade initiated a campaign to establish a day to honor grandparents. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed a federal...
Kitten Season Is Upon Us

Kitten Season Is Upon Us

Did you know about kitten season? Apparently it’s happening now. According to pet supplies retailer Petco, nearly 60% of respondents recently surveyed are unaware the season even exists. This is a shame, because shelters can become overwhelmed during the season by a...