Established: 1960

By | May 28, 2010

Motel 6 Motel 6 was founded in 1960 in Santa Barbara, California by building contractors, William Becker and Paul Greene. Their plan was to build motels that could offer rooms a a bargain price. After calculating the all cost it was decided that a room would have a nightly cost of $6, hence the company […]

Golden Gate Bridge

By | May 27, 2010

The Golden Gate Bridge has become a central element of the San Francisco landscape and it was opened for the first time on May 27, 1937. On that day it was opened for ‘Pedestrian Day’. Over 200,000 people paid 25 cents to walk the bridge. On the following day at noon President Franklin Roosevelt in […]

Saving Energy in Business

By | May 26, 2010

1. Turn off or set office equipment to power down when not in use. Turning off one computer and monitor nightly and on weekends could save up to $80 a year. It’s a good idea to set PCs, monitors and copiers to use sleep mode when not in use. 2. Choose ENERGY STAR® products when […]

Classic Lines from the Motion Picture M*A*S*H

By | May 22, 2010

1. [F]air is fair. If I nail Hotlips, and punch Hawkeye, can I go home? – Capt. Duke Forrest. 2. This isn’t a hospital, it’s an insane asylum! – Maj. Margaret Houlihan 3. No, no, no! No food, no food. Bring me sex, I want sex, bring me some sex! No, no, no! That one. […]

Quotes of Wisdom from Star Wars

By | May 19, 2010

It’s amazing how a movie can stick with you. For me that movie was Star Wars. The original one that George Lucas produced over 30 years ago in 1977. The one that didn’t have Star Wars:The X X X and long before it was Star Wars:Episode buh buh. Some people may even live by the […]

Phrases to think upon

By | May 18, 2010

1) A person, who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person. 2) There comes a time when you stop expecting other people to make a big deal about your birthday. That time is age eleven. 3) People who want to share their religious views with you almost never […]

State of Minnesota

By | May 11, 2010

Minnesota was carved out of the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory and admitted to the Union as the 32nd state on May 11, 1858. he name comes from the Dakota language. The word Mnisota can be translated into sky-tinted water, and so named the Minnesota River. The State took its name from the river. […]

The 12 Articles of the Bill of Rights

By | May 5, 2010

It didn’t take long for Congress to start debate on Amendments to the United States Constitution. Congress first convened on March 4, 1789 and on June 8th of the same year James Madison read his thoughts regarding a Bill of Rights. During the course of debates though the ratification process of the Constitution many states […]

Most Consecutive Games Played in Baseball

By | May 3, 2010

1. Cal Ripken, Jr. – Baltimore Orioles – 2632 games – May 30, 1982 to September 1998. 2. Lou Gehrig – New York Yankees – 2130 – June 1, 1925 to April 30, 1939 3. Everett Scott – Boston/New York – 1307 – June 20, 1916 to May 5, 1925 4. Steve Garvey – Los […]

Galena, Maryland

By | May 2, 2010

Galena, Maryland was founded in 1763 as a tavern town. William Downs was the owner of the local tavern. This is where the town’s original name Downs’s Cross Roads derived. Later the name was changed to Georgetown Cross Roads and finally Galena. Today the town still is a cross road with routes 213 and 313 […]

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