Full Strawberry Moon, Father's Day history, watermelon punch

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, June 16, 2019

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Only a dad, but he gives his all
To smooth the way for his children small, 
Doing, with courage stern and grim, 
The deeds that his father did for him. 
This is the line that for him I pen, 
Only a dad, but the best of men.
–Edgar Guest (1881–1959)

 
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Full Moon for June 2020
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Full Moon for June 2020
The full Strawberry Moon rises on Friday, June 5, 2020! Find out why June’s full Moon is called the Strawberry Moon and learn about the penumbral eclipse that will occur on this date!

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Father's Day 2020
Happy Father's Day!

Father's Day 2020
Father’s Day 2020 is celebrated this Sunday, June 21. Ever wondered how Father’s Day came to be? It’s more than a Hallmark holiday. Father’s Day was first celebrated after the worst mining accident in U.S. history. Learn all about Father’s Day—including fun ideas, quotes, and...

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The Forgotten History of Father's Day
History of Father's Day

The Forgotten History of Father's Day
Father’s Day was not immediately accepted when it was proposed, and it did not become a national holiday in the U.S. until 1972 during President Richard Nixon’s administration. Why was it a hotly contested debate? Read the forgotten history behind Father’s Day.

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Watermelon Punch
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Our Watermelon Punch is a delicious, refreshing addition to any cookout, BBQ, or get-together.

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What to Put in a Fishing Tackle Box
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