Chocolate Covered Raisins Day is a great excuse for a treat! I like chocolate covered raisins. The only thing I have against them is that they look as if they were the product of a rabbit’s recent visit. That can be unsettling. But what are we waiting for. It’s the day to celebrate Chocolate Covered Raisins. Here’s how to make them at home from About.com. I guess I’d … [Read more...] about March 24 – Chocolate Covered Raisins Day – With Recipe
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JAMES MADISON’S BIRTHDAY – FREEDOM OF INFORMATION DAY
JAMES MADISON'S BIRWe all keep learning. I didn't know that James Madison's birthday, today, is also observed as Freedom of Information Day. That's because the Fourth President of the United States, born in 1751, said some very important things. One thing I don't want to do in this spot is talk politics. This blog is to be a focus for reasons for daily celebrations. But … [Read more...] about JAMES MADISON’S BIRTHDAY – FREEDOM OF INFORMATION DAY
Happy Birthday, Albert!
TODAY IS ALBERT EINSTEIN’S BIRTHDAY. HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALBERT. Albert asked lots of questions I never even dreamed needed asking so it’s fitting that today is also International Ask A Question Day. This is our day to ask life’s imponderable and pretty much unanswerable questions. Or even ridiculous and dumb questions. Like, “How did you get all ruined like that” as one of the … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, Albert!
Well, here’s swell news. Today, March 11, is World Plumbing Day. How’s that for a treat. Don’t get me wrong. I’m crazy about plumbing. When we lived in Taiwan we didn’t have any, and we certainly missed it. And we were on a cobra route. This is true. There was no plumbing leaving the house - or coming in. In the kitchen, there was just a hole in the wall for the dish … [Read more...] about
MARCH 9 – TODAY IS PANIC DAY – BUT DON’T PANIC!
5 Causes for Celebration today – Pick one or mix and match.March 9 Chose from – Barbie Day - You get a lot of teachable moments when you have Barbies and Kens having sleep overs. March 9 is also Panic Day - “If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs – there’s a good chance you don’t really understand the situation. But here’s a day you can enjoy … [Read more...] about MARCH 9 – TODAY IS PANIC DAY – BUT DON’T PANIC!
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CALLS SPECIAL REMEMBERING
Of course today March 8 is International Women’s Day and I wouldn’t want to miss this chance to greet all of the wonderful women who’ve made my life worthwhile, or more interesting or sometimes scarier. The first would be my Mom who ruined my life on a weekly, sometimes daily basis. There she is in the sailor outfit she was wearing the night she slid down a guy wire at … [Read more...] about INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CALLS SPECIAL REMEMBERING
Astonishing March 6 – National Frozen Food 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
MARCH 5 IS ASH WEDNESDAY. IT’S ALSO NATIONAL CHEESE DOODLE 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 IS PANCAKE DAY – THAT’S SHROVE TUESDAY
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
MARCH 3, WHAT IF YOUR DOG OR CAT HAD OPPOSABLE THUMBS DAY?
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?