• Balance

    10 Pinnable Lighthouse Quotes

    I love lighthouses and have had the pleasure of visiting many of them on the east coast. When I was young we would rent a place at the beach for two weeks every August. Family from far and wide would come to visit and me and my cousins would spend the days on the sand and the evenings at the amusement park. The amusement park is gone now and me and my cousins are all middle-aged but I cherish those memories of a simpler time. To me, August has always represented the sea and lighthouses. A few years ago I found out the National Lighthouse Day is in August. So…

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    Traveling

    Lighthouses and August

      It was on this day in 1789, that Congress approved an Act for the establishment and support of lighthouse, beacons, buoys and public piers. In Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the signing of the Act and the commissioning of the first Federal lighthouse, Congress passed a resolution which designated August 7, 1989 as National Lighthouse Day. Lighthouse Foundation     August the 7th is National Lighthouse Day.  In celebration, I wanted to share some of the many lighthouses, I have seen on my travels.  I love lighthouses and have always sought them.  To me each on is like a wonderful old book with a story to tell. If…

  • August EclecticEvelyn.com
    Life

    Everything August

    A new month has arrived and with it the end of summer.  August is the last hurrah before we must return to school and the the business of the fall and holiday season.  August starts with Lammas, the celebration of the first harvest and the baking of the first bread of that harvest and ends with the Labor Day weekend, known as the official end of the summer season. August is usually the hottest of the summer months revolving around vacations, trips to the beach or lake, and soaking up the last of the rays while lounging by the pool. August is often referred to as the month with no…