Category Archives: So Silly!

National Inane Answering Message Day

This is our day to get super silly… leave someone a goofy message… a prank! Just be sure you tap in the correct phone number first! Just makeup something utterly senseless. “Mr. Ed may have had horse sense, but that … Continue reading

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Welcome to Curmudgeons Day!

If you crinkled your mouth or furrowed your brown upon reading that word, you likely look like a curmudgeon! (Better to look like one than to behave like one.) Think of the stereotypical “grumpy old man.” A curmudgeon is a … Continue reading

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Later in Life

Sharing thoughts from later in life… not that any of us fall into the Super Senior category! LOL. Some days a bit of perspective and a ton of humor are more needed than on others. A friend of ours, John … Continue reading

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National Absurdity Day

This is a day to be zany and do silly things as if we need a specified day. History is full of examples of human absurdity. For example, in 1913, when the U.S. postal service launched, children falling within shipping … Continue reading

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National Fast Food Day

Yikes! Who knew??! Popularized in the U.S. in the 1950s, fast food is here to stay. Drive-thru, take-out, or dine-in… we all have our favorites and those we love to hate. Seriously, have you ever gotten a fast-food sandwich that … Continue reading

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Guess Where We Are!

Yes, it’s an island… a very specific island. Can you name it? (Only true guesses, please. Just email, text, or private message to me if you know because Sir Ronald or I shared the info.) Think now… the visual and … Continue reading

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National Candy Corn Day

This is officially the day to celebrate America’s favorite “vegetable.” Candy corn was yellow, orange, and white to represent the bright colors of corn kernels. Talk about sweeeeet! If you are a fan, you most assuredly have a sweet tooth. … Continue reading

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Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Yo ho ho! ‘Tis the day to add some swagger to yer step and an “aaaarrrrr-some” growl to your tone as we hail, “Ahoy, mateys!” Whether we be scallywags or seadogs, we know that “shiver me timbers” and a Jolly … Continue reading

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National Tell a Joke Day

Smile, laugh, scoff, or awwww… but tell a joke… or two.   A man went into a seafood restaurant and asked for a lobster tail. The waitress smiled sweetly and said, “Once upon a time there was this handsome lobster…” … Continue reading

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National Vinyl Record Day

This date was chosen as it commemorates the date on which Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in 1877. It’s funny how what’s old is new again. Vinyl records are back. After nearly vanishing in the early 1990s, vinyl records outsold … Continue reading

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National Presidential Joke Day

There are countless jokes told about every single U.S. President, but even Presidents can be funny, too. As guests consumed a rather hearty amount of alcohol at the 1974 Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association dinner, Gerald Ford delivered a beauty. … Continue reading

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National Stick Out Your Tongue Day

Raspberries!!! Rude or sassy, playful or perky, today is the official day for celebrating our human act of sticking out our tongue. Perhaps it’s just to score a taste of that choice dill pickle from your plate, as our granddaughter, … Continue reading

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Happiness Flutters

“Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” — Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804 – 1864) American novelist (Photo by Frank Winkler)

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World UFO Day

Ah, yes…. On this day in 1947, the great Roswell incident took place. We are left with a question… to classify or declassify? (Photo by Michael Herren)

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Please Step Out of the Vehicle!

Let’s end the month with a bit of levity, with a nod of apology to all my friends who have served in law enforcement. This story so fondly reminds me of my dear mother-in-law, I simply had to share it. … Continue reading

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