Twin Week / U.S. Coast Guard Day

Twin Week First Full Week in August The birth rate for twins has increased a whopping 76 percent since 1980. In fact, one in every 30 babies born in 2009 was a twin (compared to 1980, when the rate...

National Watermelon Day / White Wine Day

National Watermelon Day August 3 They are called watermelons they are 92 percent water, making them a perfect refresher for those hot summer months. They come in 1200 different varieties and tend to be grouped into four main categories:...

Her Story: Dinah Weable

Pink ribbons and hearts Waxahachie resident Dinah Weable knows from her own experience that when life gives you a lemon, you make lemonade. At the age of 64, Weable heard the dreaded words, “You have breast cancer.” She sought treatment...

National Peach Month / National Doll Day

National Peach Month Month of August Peach originate from the region of Northwest China, but today it can be found in many parts of the world. The Ancient Romans referred to the peach as malum persicum “Persian apple”, and later becoming known as...

U.S. Air Force Day / National Mahjong Day

U.S. Air Force Day August 1 Initially formed as a part of the United States Army in 1907, the USAF was established as a separate branch of the U.S. Armed Forces in September 1947.  As of 2017, the service...

National Mutt’s Day / National Avocado Day

National Mutt’s Day July 31 Mixed breed dogs are generally considered healthier than purebreds because they draw from a broader gene pool. Producing a mixed breed, in other words, is the opposite of inbreeding. Illnesses and conditions that are prevalent in certain...

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Beauty Salons

This page lists, by city, beauty salons. Although many of the salons noted...

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