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Blue Jeans … America’s Perfect Fit

Blue Jeans … America’s Perfect Fit

Alongside the Levi’s jeans in many clothing stores, is another popular and well-known brand created in 1947 by the Blue Bell denim company. These rugged pants were tested for durability on the rodeo circuit and eventually became the first Western wear brand to be...

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Do You Dare?

Do You Dare?

A woman known for being daring, brave and adventurous was born in 1897. In 1932, she became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Later that year, she was the first woman to make a solo, nonstop flight across the United States. On June 1, 1937, she...

I See The Moon … Who Sees Me?

I See The Moon … Who Sees Me?

Occasionally, the moon seems brighter and larger than any other time. The moon does not physically change, but the way it looks from Earth does. This change in appearance only happens when the moon comes very close to Earth while completing its monthly, oval-shaped,...

Superstitious Thinking

Superstitious Thinking

A casino recently released a report revealing that the No. 1 superstition in the United States is throwing salt over your shoulder for good luck. This common practice happens in 17 states. The survey of more than 1,000 people also indicated that four states, (Fla.,...

Back to School

Back to School

“If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.” – David Viscott This famous quote holds a reassuring message for anyone starting a venture, such as a new school year. It is also often associated with a Wizard of Oz character who desperately wanted...

Reawakening Your Inner Explorer

Reawakening Your Inner Explorer

There is a special flag representing the importance of Ecology hidden in this magazine. For a chance to win a $25 Amazon Gift Card, do the following: • Give the page number where the flag is located. • Do some research and then explain the meaning of the flag colors...

Nature’s First Song

Nature’s First Song

There are several words listed below that are always associated with a spring peeper. For a chance to win a $25 Amazon card, do some research and then tell how each one relates to the tiny frog: • Pseudacris crucifer • amphibian • pollywog A pollywog is hidden in the...

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