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Monday, August 20, 2018

The Origin of Casual Friday • 10 days ago

Casual Fridays started in the 1960s when the President of the Hawaiian Fashion Guild gave those familiar, flowery button-ups to Hawaiian...

Casual Fridays started in the 1960s when the President of the Hawaiian Fashion Guild gave those familiar, flowery button-ups to Hawaiian congressmen to beat the heat, but also to support the state’s garment industry, according to Mental Floss. The custom took off and was initially called, “Aloha Friday.” Be sure to regurgitate this tidbit to your boss when he reminds you that your office is always a formal affair. 

The First Lesson Plan • about 9 hours ago

To all the new teachers starting this year: Just nine short months until summer 2019!

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'Brevity' Captures a Crucial Moment in a Legendary Folk Singer's Career

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'Brevity' Captures a Crucial Moment in a Legendary Folk Singer's Career

Great Moments in HOA History • about 15 hours ago

Dawn went on to helm the Architecture Committee, where she soon earned the colorful nickname, "The Witch of Copper Meadows." 

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Sunday's Life Lessons • about 19 hours ago

Two things: 1.) Try not to jump to conclusions about what your neighbors are up to, and, 2.) When selecting a ripe watermelon, look for a heavy one...

Two things: 1.) Try not to jump to conclusions about what your neighbors are up to, and, 2.) When selecting a ripe watermelon, look for a heavy one that makes a hollow noise when you tap it. 

Slide Out of Trouble • 1 day ago

You can use this same technique to safely avoid small-talk and political topics at parties. 

BBQ Basics • 1 day ago

While you practice your grub-based aerobatics this weekend, remember to keep your wrists loose, your mind focused, and to look up before you toss.

While you practice your grub-based aerobatics this weekend, remember to keep your wrists loose, your mind focused, and to look up before you toss.

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