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
It's Nylon Stockings Day.http://budurl.com/NylonStockingsDay The goal of this blog is to find something to celebrate every single day. Today the reason for celebration is that it’s Nylon Stockings day so I celebrated by cleaning out my nylon drawer.You may wonder why there’d be a holiday for nylons when they’re a lot of trouble to get on and off and nobody bothers with them … [Read more...] about May 15 –Nylon Stockings Day, Chocolate Chip Day, celebrate every day!
May 6 – No Homework Day, No Diet Day Here’s one you may wish to hide from your children! Although if they don’t know about it, then there would not be many folks left to celebrate No Homework Day! That’s right, this was the day where children can tell their teachers and parents in complete honesty that they will not be doing their homework, in order to mark this special … [Read more...] about Celebrate Every Day! May 6 – No Homework Day, Teachers Day, No Diet!
IT’S DREAM DAY, NAPPING DAY, AWESOMENESS DAY, PACK YOUR LUNCH DAY, MARIO DAY AND FILL OUR STAPLERS DAY. If you can’t get a day of celebration out of these possibilities, you’re missing something. Let’s start with Dream Day. That’s easy. Anybody can dream. Get out your Dream Catcher and test it. Don’t have a Dream catcher? There’s plenty of time to make one. Dream … [Read more...] about LOOKING FOR REASONS TO CELEBRATE? MARCH 11 IS PERFECT.
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!
An Every Day Adventure - February 12, 2014 Be sure to Check Back on Saturday for another Every Day Adventure when I’ll have some ideas to cheer you up, in case you don't get the valentine you want. - I'm sure you will - but just in case. •In the Kitchen With Abe! I think Abraham Lincoln would have appreciated the meal I more or less cooked in his honor today. I was … [Read more...] about Cooking For Honest Abe
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?
Don't miss my new feature - Stories from home. Tales of my early days along the banks of the great Kootenai River. Meet my favorite people, in my home town, 75 years ago. That's even before Andy and Mayberry. http://tinyurl.com/c9uudru … [Read more...] about Easter Stories from the Montana Days
Today I bravely drove to West Seattle to meet the great folks at the Senior Center of West Seattle where I'll be speaking for their annual fundraiser on April 3. What a great place. There's so much going on. They have their own self sustaining cafe with homemade soup everyday and fresh made sandwiches. There was a Bingo game going on but they're famous for their Rainbow … [Read more...] about Where I’ll be speaking on April 3
Quick note from Dorothy: What's going right. This section is dedicated to the good things that are going right every where we go. We have a tendency to miss the good things and focus on the bad ones. Playground at Chambers Bay For instance, hundreds of volunteers are working at Chambers Bay to build a special playground for the kids. The land is donated. This is not costing … [Read more...] about Sixty Plus Yippee Skippee