The Dog Days of Summer

Here we are in the sizzling, dazzling month of July, one of the hottest months in the year. July 3 begins the start of what is known as the hot and sultry “Dog Days of Summer” and is also a great month for stargazing and seeing bright planets. The summer of planets...

June Is Bustin’ Out All Over

June, the sixth month of the calendar year, is one of the brightest and most pleasant months of the year. It marks the transition between the renewal of spring and the delights of summer. Each year, generally on June 21, the sun reaches its highest point above the...

Road Trips in June

June is busting out all over with lovely, longer days, warmer weather and opportunities to travel to new places, either in person or by virtual travel. As the world begins to open up post-COVID-19, there are lots of places reopening and just waiting for you to...

The Merry Month of May

May, the fifth month of the calendar year, is largely believed to have been named for the Roman goddess Maia, who oversaw the growth of plants. May also is said to have come from the Latin word “mairoes” meaning “elders” and are also celebrated in some fashion during...

April Fun Facts

April, the fourth month of the year, gets its name from the Latin word aperio, meaning “to open (bud)” because plants really begin to grow at this time. Easter is generally celebrated during the month of April and is the most important feast day in the Christian...

Road Trips in April

Even as various excursion venues begin to look at re-opening, it is still not a time conducive to group outings and travel. However, just because we can’t hop in the Morningside bus and drive to various locales for entertainment, amusement, dining and browsing,...