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Battle of Fort McHenry

The Battle of Fort McHenry was fought over a 3 day span, September 12th - 14th, 1812.  American soldiers successfully defended the fort and Baltimore from British attack during the War of 1812.  Francis Scott Key observed the action from the deck of a British ship where he was being held.

Power Tools for Caregivers

Today is the last day to sign up for Power Tools for Caregivers  class that The Ark will be conducting at the McMahan Headquarters in St. George beginning September 11th.  The 5 pm class is almost full.  There are still spaces available for the 1pm class, which needs 3 more participants for that class to run.

Mental Stimulation

I'm one of the aging baby boomers that are nearing retirement.  My family watched Alzheimer's erode my mother's brain and change her into someone her family didn't know.  So our great fear, mine and my sister's, is that we will be stricken with it like our mother.  So we have been reading about it and doing what we can to make sure that doesn't happen [hopefully].

TED Talks

My husband is a huge fan of TED Talks videos.  TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages.

The Food Snob Librarian loves birds!

I wanted to write about someting not related to food so I thought long and hard about what I like to do other than cook.  I love watching birds at my bird feeder.  I did not realize until not too long ago that there were all kinds of things going on at my birdfeeder. A Cardinal, a blue Jay, and a Woodpecker came to feed.  The Cardinal was the first and then came the Blue Jay.

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