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June 3 - D-Day

Looking up at the flight deck of the USS Midway museum from the street in San Diego

June is a month of weddings, the start of summer and a season of travel. It is also a month when the world hung in balance many years ago as the world united to fight a common menace. D-Day occurs this month, and there are still veterans who help us to celebrate that beginning of victory.

May 20 - Tax Day

While the year continues to march on, the after affects of the pandemic also continue. One change, again, is that tax day was moved to May. COVID cases are dropping and people are starting to venture out and gradually perform the activities that have been on hold for the last year.

Closeup of calculator laying on a desktop

February 11-Winter Blah

Hummingbrid, sitting on tree branch, in autumn when branches are mostly bare

The big holiday of the year, Christmas, is over and we’ve moved into winter. The weather has settled in, cold and windy, possibly dreary, as winter settles in. We’ve looked to a groundhog for hope or despair on how much longer winter will last. On sunny days, we hope for spring, then find more cold, rain, snow and other signs that winter isn’t going away any time soon.

January 28- Winter Colors

Faint rainbow viewed against clouds, with hills in the distance

The end of January is almost here, a month that has been an eventful start for 2021. In the meantime, Mother Nature continues her work, with nature sleeping in the cold, waiting to wake up for the spring. In some places, the plants and animals are resting beneath a blanket of snow, curled up and waiting for warmer weather before they awaken.

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