National Days and Tortilla Wrapped Chili Dogs

Welcome to the last Thursday in July. That would make today National Chili Dog Day. I don’t know about you, but I am a big, big fan of Chili Dogs.

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To Family Time Gathered Round the Table

Welcome to my Wild Card Wednesday. This is that day of the week when anything and everything goes – where the wind blows if you will. Every day of the week has its own signature – and Wednesdays are Wild.

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Honoring the Buffalo Soldier

Today is National Buffalo Soldier Day. In 1992 Congress set this day aside to commemorate the formation of the first regular Army regiments of African American soldiers in 1866. Following the Civil War, Congress passed the Army Organization Act, creating six all-black cavalry and infantry regiments. It was the first such creation during peacetime.

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Buffalo Soldiers

Today is National Buffalo Soldier Day. It should come as no surprise that once upon a time in America’s history, segregation existed even in the military. Although several African American regiments were raised during the Civil War as part of the Union Army, Buffalo Soldiers were established by Congress as the first peacetime all-black regiments in the regular Army.

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