Dorothy Wilhelm - copyright 2013 You missed corn on the cob day yesterday. Your activity of laughter is to talk to some of the older people you see and ask them what corn cobs were used for in the good old days. But now today, here’s something to get your teeth into. Today is SUPERMAN DAY! by Dorothy Wilhelm - copyright 2012 I’m really disappointed in Superman. … [Read more...] about Celebrate The day! June 12 is Superman Day.
D-Day the 6th of June; The Warbirds Fly Home
The War Birds flew again today. They flew over Omaha Beach and they flew right over my home town, over McNeil Street in my neighborhood, down to the Traffic Circle at Patriots Landing, an assisted living community for retired military where the last few veterans of the D-Day waited to see them. The flyover was a special treat arranged to honor them on this day still so … [Read more...] about D-Day the 6th of June; The Warbirds Fly Home
Thursday, June 6 – is World Environment Day and Hot Air Balloon Day. Take your pick!
Thursday, June 6 – is World Environment Day and Hot Air Balloon Day. or Use Laughter to create a Healthful Environment in your workplace Hot Air Ballooning: On the 19th of September 1783 Pilatre De Rozier, a scientist, launched the first hot air balloon called 'Aerostat Reveillon'. The passengers were a sheep, a duck and a rooster and the balloon stayed in the air for a … [Read more...] about Thursday, June 6 – is World Environment Day and Hot Air Balloon Day. Take your pick!
MONDAY, JUNE 2 – EMAIL OF LAUGHTER Today is National Leave the Office Early Day
Employee Productivity Strategist Laura Stack says that if employees think they’re going to get to go home early once in awhile, they will actually get more done. This day was established in 2005 so if you haven’t been celebrating, you’ve got a lot to make up for. In the meantime, remember that taking a brief play break at work, can be almost a mini vacation. A few … [Read more...] about MONDAY, JUNE 2 – EMAIL OF LAUGHTER Today is National Leave the Office Early Day
May 29, 1953 – Hillary & Tenzing Summit Everest – Climb Every Mountain
CELEBRATE TODAY! CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN DAY TODAY is the anniversary of the day in 1953 that Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of Mt. Everest, something that had previously been impossible for climbers and explorers. Many people have reached the summit since, and so many adventurers attempt it that the government of Nepal requires every single … [Read more...] about May 29, 1953 – Hillary & Tenzing Summit Everest – Climb Every Mountain
Wear Blue: Run to Remember – Memorial Day, May 26, 2014
Wear Blue: Run to Remember Memorial Day, May 26, 2014 by Dorothy Wilhelm I can see them from a long way off - running . Waves of blue bobbing past my window Too far away for me to read the names imprinted On their shirts But I know the names are there. “Run to Remember,” they say. Wives, mothers, sisters, widows, husbands fathers They … [Read more...] about Wear Blue: Run to Remember – Memorial Day, May 26, 2014
WED – May 21 – Put A Patch On It Day – JP Patches that is!
I don’t think that people do much patching any more, but according to the folks a Days of the Year.com, this is Put a Patch on It Day. It can be any type of patch, from bicycle tire to patchwork quilt to military patches. I remember carefully sewing the patches on my husband’s uniform, with a ruler to be sure it was just right. Now the military seem to just pin them on or … [Read more...] about WED – May 21 – Put A Patch On It Day – JP Patches that is!
My Friend Wilma, Age 106 (Yes 106) Teaches Us To Be Real Millionaires
Tuesday, May 20 is Weights and Measures Day, Pick strawberries Day and Be a Millionaire Day. http://budurl.com/Wilmais106 I don’t feel like anything weighty, so I say, lets pick some strawberries and settle down to think about the Millionaire Moments in our lives – that we might miss if we’re too focused on the small stuff. In this picture, you see me at lunch this … [Read more...] about My Friend Wilma, Age 106 (Yes 106) Teaches Us To Be Real Millionaires
May 19 – Find a New Friend to Laugh With Day
http://budurl.com/laughwithfriendday Share a favorite joke or quote with a friend. You'll be amazed at who's ready for a good laugh. This is one of my favorites, I offer no apology: •If at first you don’t succeed, better not take up skydiving. Friends come in all shapes and sizes, and if you laugh together, you can't help feeling better about each other. There are … [Read more...] about May 19 – Find a New Friend to Laugh With Day
MAY 18 – A Little Night Music by Dorothy Wilhelm
This is one of those days with lots of causes for celebration – it’s Museum Day, Visit Your Relatives Day, Neighbor Day, and incredibly No Dirty Dishes Day. This is a day to take your neighbors or your relatives all of your dirty dishes and suggest that they be turned into a museum exhibit. I really don’t see any advantage to No Dirty Dishes. As for neighbors, living in a … [Read more...] about MAY 18 – A Little Night Music by Dorothy Wilhelm