"The health of a
democratic society may be measured by the
quality of functions performed by private
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859)
For the month of
September, temperatures will be above
average with Precipitation to be average.
rain and mild (1, 2) turning fair and warm
(3,4). Showers, storms (5,6) returning to
fair and warm weather (7,8,9,10). Showers
(11,12); fair and very warm (13,14,15).
Tropical storm (16,17,18,19) with showers
and cooler temperatures (20,21). Fair and
mild (22,23,24) with more showers and storms
(25,26). Fair and quite warm (27,28,29,30).
September will be an active month for
tornados with the most activity predicted to
occur between the 16th and the 19th.
September's occurs late in the month on the
28th and is 2004's harvest moon. It is also
known as the corn moon because corn ripens
for harvest at this time. The autumnal
equinox will occur on the 22nd at 11:30am.
we must never forget the terrible tragedy of
9/11. Remind yourself about what is truly
important to you and make each day count.
Tell family members and friends every day
that you love them. Reach out and give of
yourself in time, money, and service. Most
of all, develop an effective disaster plan
with specific actions to take and test it
regularly. Record vital school information,
out-of-town friends and relatives contacts.
For more go to www.redcross.org/services/disaster.
Click on "be prepared".
national cholesterol month. Consult you
physician for testing and treatment if
levels are too high. Contact the national
heart, lung and blood institute at
301.496.4236 or www.nhlbi.nih.gov for more
labor day in on the first Monday (6th) and
citizenship day on Friday, the 17th. Rosh
hashana and Yom Kippur are both celebrated
in September on the 16th and 25th
fall is the best time to plant perennial
flowers, trees, shrubs, and evergreens. It
also is a good time to plant fast-growing
vegetables like arugula, lettuce, kale,
radishes, and spinach. Enjoy some
thought for today's living:
thirst for knowledge can be an acquired
taste, but it should be sought early in life
to be most beneficial."
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