Late February BY TED KOOSER

The first warm day,and by mid-afternoonthe snow is no morethan a washingstrewn over the yards,the bedding rolled in knotsand leaking water,the white shirts lyingunder the evergreens.Through the heaviest driftsrise autumn’s fallenbicycles, small carnivalsof paint and chrome,the Octopusand Tilt-A-Whirlbeginning to turnin the sun. Now children,stiffened by winterand dressed, somehow,like old men, mutterand bend to the workof…

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Money

Money is any item or verifiable record that is generally accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts, such as taxes, in a particular country or socio-economic context. The main functions of money are distinguished as a medium of exchange, a unit of account, a store of value and sometimes, a standard of deferred payment.[4][5] Any item or verifiable record that fulfills these functions can be…

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Walking for good health

Walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health. Just 30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance. It can also reduce your risk of developing conditions such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, and some cancers. Unlike some…

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It’s Official: Wearing Your Boyfriend’s Clothes Is Good For Your Mental Health, By Jennifer Still.

If you love nothing more than cozying up in your boyfriend’s oversized hoodie or his button-down work shirt, you’re not alone. After all, what’s better than being surrounded in warm, soft fabric that smells just like the guy you love? Turns out, this has more than just sentimental appeal, as a new study revealed that wearing your boyfriend’s…

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6 Signs of Vitamin Deficiency That Are Literally Written on Your Face

The problem of vitamin deficiency is especially relevant now, at the start of spring. Without vitamins, we feel weak and apathetic and become an easy target for various viruses. We at Bright Side were amazed when we found out that all you need to do to determine if you’re getting enough vitamins is look in the mirror. You can carry out your own check-up while you’re reading this article. 6. Overly…

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Fun Facts about February.

About the Month of February February is the 2nd month of the year and has 28 or 29 days. The 29th day is every 4 years during leap year.  Season (Northern Hemisphere): Winter  Holidays Chinese New YearNational Freedom DayGroundhog DayValentine’s DayPresident’s DayMardi GrasAsh WednesdayBlack History MonthAmerican Heart MonthChocolate Lover’s MonthNational Bird Feeding MonthNational Dental Month …

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US Holiday On February 18 2019?

The following is a compilation of American federal holidays, federal observances, state holidays and other common patriotic and national observances and commemorations that apply to the United States during Monday, 2019-02-18: Washington’s Birthday:[fed][ny][il][fl-le][pa-le-op][va][hi][ut][az][al][ms-le] Washington’s Birthday is a federal holiday observed the third Monday of February to honor George Washington, the first President of the United States.…

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