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
POLAR BEAR DAY! I thought it would never come. Everybody loves polar bears. These beautiful bears were our co-stars in a show done at Pt. Defiance Zoo in Tacoma, WA. How do you celebrate Polar Bear Day - and keep your clothes on? Holiday Insights offers these thoughts: Need some ideas on how to celebrate today? Tops on my list is visiting the local zoo to see … [Read more...] about CELEBRATE EVERY DAY – POLAR BEARS AND CHILI ON FEBRUARY 27
A friend wrote recently that she feels blue in the morning. It’s hard to get up and get moving, she said. I know how she feels. Sometimes I just lie there wiggling my toes to see if I can feel any connection. You don’t want to wake up and say to yourself “Eeeek,morning!” You want to say, instead, “Ahh. Morning! What can I do today?” I’ve found that there are two things – … [Read more...] about Eat A Live Toad for Breakfast and the Rest of the Day is Bound to Be better, Right?
My newspaper column appears in several publications. Take a look at how it comes out in 50 & Better in Kansas City. "Don't Stage Manage, my son told me." 50 & Better was one of the pioneer publications for people enjoying their second fifty years. I think you'll enjoy it too. Here's a peek: The Minnesota contingent of my extended clan will arrive to celebrate … [Read more...] about Everything’s Up to Date in Kansas City
"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it. I did not know that Albert Einstein had any thoughts about income tax. But apparently he did and why not. I certainly do. Well, now that the big day is over, we can relax, have a peanut butter cookie and recall that Einstein … [Read more...] about People say the darndest things!!
For The Best Days of Our Lives - That's Today!! Today's Question from Barb. . ."Company's coming, house is decorated; how can I save the huge puzzle I'm working on. Every time I try to put it somewhere, it comes apart. What shall I do?" Have you got any ideas for Barb? Dorothy Wilhelm: Not all of family holiday traditions are worth keeping I hated to visit my … [Read more...] about Welcome to Sixty Plus Datebook with Dorothy Wilhelm