Garfield The Cat Day According to Days of the Year, Garfield the Cat day is celebrated annually on June 19. Garfield was famously created by cartoonist Jim Davis and first appeared in a cartoon strip on the 19th of June 1978. Topical subjects focused on are: obsessive eating, love for lasagne and a distaste of Mondays with Garfield taking our place dealing with these … [Read more...] about Celebrate Today! June 19 is Garfield the Cat Day
When I was growing up in Montana we celebrated Frozen Food Day by burying food outside in the snow. But then the bears (black and grizzly) would come and dig it up, and eat it, and look around for a person for dessert. So my Dad built a cold box, and as far as I know, that was the first household freezer. You were supposed to hang up the food where the bear couldn't … [Read more...] about Astonishing March 6 – National Frozen Food Day
IMAGINE. IT’S ALSO NATIONAL CHEESE DOODLE DAY. TODAY IS There’s no record of who originated this day or why. Cheese Doodles are irresistible. They also leave you painted a bright, indelible yellow orange. Here’s what Daysoftheyear.com says about it. “While cheesy cornmeal snacks can be enjoyed all year round, they are best enjoyed on Cheese Doodle Day. While there … [Read more...] about MARCH 5 IS ASH WEDNESDAY. IT’S ALSO NATIONAL CHEESE DOODLE DAY
March 4 – Today is Pancake Day. Otherwise known as Shrove Tuesday. This holiday is the last day before Lent begins. It’s called fat Tuesday because during the Middle Ages it was the day when households cooked and feasted on fats, eggs, milk whatever in the household stores that would spoil during the forty days of Lent. Since I have many things in my refrigerator that have … [Read more...] about MARCH 4 IS PANCAKE DAY – THAT’S SHROVE TUESDAY
No, Really that's the day this is. Look at those dogs and cats sitting over there looking so adorable and harmless. What if they had opposable thumbs. What would they do? This one is hard to even think about. What would happen. Well, first of all, I suppose they’d take over the world. Second, you know how dogs get all wiggly when you pet them, I guess if they had thumbs … [Read more...] about MARCH 3, WHAT IF YOUR DOG OR CAT HAD OPPOSABLE THUMBS DAY?
Reason to Celebrate! Today is Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Did you know that Dr. Seuss won a Pulitzer Prize? Did you know that he received an Academy Award for his War Effort in WWII? Did you know that he got me fired from my first real job after I was married? Find out how! Dr. Seuss’s 110th birthday. He’s being honored all over the world with special birthday … [Read more...] about EVERY DAY CELEBRATION: MARCH 2 DR. SEUSS’ 110TH BIRTHDAY
LOTS OF REASONS TO CELEBRATE TODAY. Today we have six days to celebrate., Frankly I think this is excessive, but here goes, 1) It’s Horse Protection Day. I guess my best stab at protecting a horse would be to dress it In a housecoat and hide it in the spare room. This is really not funny, of course, because many horses are mistreated, and wild horse herds are due to … [Read more...] about MARCH 1 – HORSE PROTECTION DAY, PIG DAY AND FOUR MORE
WE DON'T KNOW WHERE TOOTH FAIRY DAY CAME FROM - it may have been created on the spur of the moment to calm a crying child. We don't know much about the tooth fairy but I can tell you that it's a pity she doesn't come around now when I could keep her in an endless supply of teeth. I do know that the tooth fairy pays way better these days. My kids were lucky to get a quarter. … [Read more...] about FEB 28 IS TOOTH FAIRY DAY – KNOW WHAT SHE DOES WITH THE TEETH?
Today, February 25 is Inconvenience Yourself Day and Carnival Day. It's hard to believe that people will be excited about this day, but Daysoftheyear.com says it really is Inconvenience Yourself Day. As you read this, it looks as if it really is Go Out of Your Way for Someone Else Day. I like that a lot better. I'd like to hear your ideas for celebrating a day where you go … [Read more...] about February is almost over so now it’s Inconvenience Yourself Day!
CLAMS, CHOCOLATE COVERED PEANUTS, AND PISTOLS. WHAT COULD BE BETTER? First, it’s is clam chowder day! It's chocolate covered peanuts day. And it's Pistol Patent Day. Now when might you ever do better than that? Until I was at least 21, the only clam chowder I ever tasted was Campbells Soups Manhattan Clam chowder. Which is, no offense to the lovely Campbells … [Read more...] about February 25, 2014 has three reasons to celebrate.