Category Archive: Holidays

Jul 04

Happy July 4th, 2014

Today is our nation’s birthday. The Fourth of July. Independence Day. The day we commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and celebrate America’s independence from Great Britain. Today is a good time to honor the ancestors from our family who fought for American independence over 235 years ago. Joe and I both have …

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Jan 03

Welcome 2014!

A new year. A clean slate. An empty calendar. Another opportunity to once again make resolutions and goals that will most likely not be kept for a even week. But making resolutions and goals seems to come with the New Year. How did I do with my 2013 genealogy goals? Let’s see: Digitize the family …

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Dec 31

Happy New Year!

Wishing everyone a Happy, Healthy, and Prosperous 2014, from Karen’s Chatt! Below are some New Year’s wishes from Chattanooga businesses 80 years ago: Happy New Year!    

Jul 04

July 4th, 2013

Happy July 4th! The birthday of our nation, when we fly the flag and watch parades and fireworks in remembrance and celebration of our country’s independence. And it is a day to remember the principles of freedom and liberty upon which our country was founded. Below is The American’s Creed, which we recite at our …

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May 24

Memorial Day 2013

Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, traditionally marks the beginning of summer. But the true meaning of the holiday is much more than that. Memorial Day dates back to the Civil War and began as a way to remember and honor both Union and Confederate soldiers who were killed in battle. Memorial Day was officially …

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