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Thanksgiving

Did you know President George Washington was the first to proclaim Thanksgiving a national day of thanks but it wasn’t an official national holiday until President Abraham Lincoln made a proclamation? President Franklin D. Roosevelt made the 4th Thursday in … Continue reading

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Affirmed 35 Years Ago Today

On this day in history, May 20, 1978, Affirmed captured the second leg of the Triple Crown jewel by winning the Preakness.  Ridden by Steven Cauthen, Affirmed ran 1:54.4 to defeat Alydar by a neck. Affirmed who had already won … Continue reading

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A Penny For Your Thoughts

“A Penny For Your Thoughts” can be traced back as far as the 1500s.  No one actually knows who coined the phrase but it must have been someone who was curious of the thoughts of others. As Independence Day draws … Continue reading

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