Today is significant on two fronts – not only is it the day set aside to honor all fathers and the special role they play in our society, but it is also the first day of summer 2015.
So, Happy Father’s Day – and Welcome to the Summer of 2015.
For a little history on Father’s Day, according to History.com, it was first recognized by the governor of the U.S. state of Washington on July 1910. It was, however, only in 1972 that it became recognized as a nationwide holiday to honor fathers. And for some light reading that should help you remember just how much your father means to you, click on this link to read “I was raised by an Opinionated Southern Gentleman,” by Loganville Local News blogger Tammy Osier.
And for a preview on summer, all indications are that it is likely to be HOT, beginning with the very first day. According to Weather.com, temperatures will be in the high 90’s in the local area for the first week of summer. By Monday, temperatures are expected to be flirting with three digits.