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Here and Now

The Final Countdown is a movie released in 1980.  It is about a modern-day aircraft carrier passing through a time warp to somewhere in the Pacific Ocean on December 6, 1941.  The USS Nimitz is in a position to destroy the entire Japanese fleet headed toward Pearl Harbor and change the course of history.   The Read More

National Relaxation Day

Did you know that in physics and chemistry, relaxation is a concept that refers to the movement of a system or a process from a state of disorder or disruption to equilibrium? National Relaxation Day is observed annually on August 15th. It is time to slow down, unwind and relax! National Relaxation Day is an Read More

Dog Days of Summer

If you live in West Michigan, you’ve experienced what many refer to as the “dog days” of summer, with heat and humidity at a high point.  The name “dog days” came from the ancient Romans because they associated the hottest days of summer with the star Sirius. Sirius was known as the “Dog Star” because Read More