Looking Back While Looking Ahead

Today is the first of two unofficial US Air Force Days. The first is August 1. It is rooted in the creation of the Aeronautical Division of the US Signal Corps of August 1, 1907. Yeah, 1907.

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Summertime is the Ripe Time

Welcome to August. For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s the first day of the last month of summer. Okay, so summer doesn’t officially end until September 22 this year, but we don’t think “summer” in September. Back in the day, September meant the start of the school year, and that spelled the end of summer.

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Welcome August with a Creamy Raspberry Pie

Today is National Raspberry Cream Pie Day. It makes sense, since raspberries are most plentiful this time of the year. These beautiful berries are widely grown in all temperate regions of the world. Did you know that a single raspberry bush can yield several hundred berries a year? That’s a lot of Cream Pies!

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