Formerly known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day is celebrated annually on the last Monday of May. The holiday honors U.S. soldiers who died while serving in the military. The federal holiday was first set aside to recognize Union and Confederate soldiers following the American Civil War. After World War I, it was extended to honor … Continue reading Memorial Day is Carolina Cool!
By S. Kim Henson With more than 1,000 models to choose from, purchasing a bathroom toilet is a bigger decision than it was in days gone by. Main features deserving consideration are the toilet’s performance and efficiency – in other words, how much waste will the toilet remove in one flush and what volume of … Continue reading A Toilet is a Toilet, Right?
By S. Kim Henson Who wants to think about April 15, 2012 when this year’s taxes are finally filled out and filed? However, planning ahead, especially if you’re fortunate enough to get money back, may mean 2010’s refund buys next year’s tax credit. When you upgrade to energy efficient products like a new HVAC system, … Continue reading No More Tax Talk?