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The history of sunglasses

I honor of UV Safety Month I decided to present you all with some information on sunglasses. Sunglasses, at least versions of them, have been around for centuries! Their purposes and styles varied though the years before they evolved into what we know today. Here are some points of interest on the sunglass time line that might be of some interest. Milestones: 1300cChinese judges wore smoke-colored quartz lenses to conceal their eye expressions in court. …

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A Short History of Father’s Day

Here is an brief history on the creation of Father’s Day. Believe it or not it wasn’t started by hardware stores across the nation! And as coincidence has it, the holiday was started by a young lady who shares a name with the city we are headquarted in, Sonora. “Sonora Dodd, of Washington, first had the idea of a “father’s day.” She thought of the idea for Father’s Day while listening to a Mother’s Day …

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