Kicking off the Holiday at America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Man in pyjamas Jumping on the bed float

For the third year in a row, I spent Thanksgiving morning with a front row seat on Woodward Avenue watching America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with thousands of other people in Detroit, Michigan.Continue reading Kicking off the Holiday at America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

How We Celebrate Thanksgiving, by the Numbers [Infographic]

Path to confidence with a school bus and cartoon characters in 2013 America's Thanksgiving Day parade

This week Americans will give thanks and gratitude as they gather together to celebrate the Thanksgiving Day holiday with family and friends.

Some people will sleep in, others will get up early in the morning for an annual Turkey Trot run or to watch a Thanksgiving Day parade. Continue reading How We Celebrate Thanksgiving, by the Numbers [Infographic]

November 11: Honoring Our Armed Service Members

One of the guns of Battery D, 105th Field Artillery, showing American flag which was hoisted after the last shot had been fired when the armistice took effect. Etraye, France., 11/11/1918

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. 
—John F. Kennedy

Throughout the world today, flags will be flown, soldiers will march down city streets, and ceremonies held to honor members of the armed services.

Known as Veterans Day in the United States and Remembrance Day or Armistice Day in many countries around the world, the November 11 holiday traces its history to the cease fire of World War 1. Continue reading November 11: Honoring Our Armed Service Members