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  Celebrate National Ice Cream Day! (Need I say more?)

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International Joke Day

On what grounds did the police arrest the devil? They got him on possession.   Why couldn’t the lifeguard rescue the hippie? Because he was too far out, man.   And because it’s International Joke Day…..   Why did Mozart … Continue reading

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National Go Fishing Day

God: “Hi Noah, been out in the Ark lately?” Noah: “Yes, went out for a bit of fishing yesterday” God: “Any good?” Noah: “No, I couldn’t stay out long, I only had two worms…”   If you have any good … Continue reading

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Dress Pretty

  June 1 is National Wear a Dress Day… to celebrate wearing dresses. Be sassy, sophisticated, or silly. Of course, some people wear them better than others. My hubby has perfect legs for skirts, so when he chose to dress … Continue reading

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National Wine Day

For me, a glass of pinot grigio on ice with some raspberries. Oh, and a side of fresh, salty chips. Ahhh… perfectly balanced “meal.”   LOL! Need I say more?

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National Pack Rat Day

Do you tend to hoard or collect or squirrel away some unneeded items? I do… particularly old photos, letters, scrapbook items, and family mementos. Today is our day… National Pack Rat Day… Or we could flip it around to National … Continue reading

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PJ Party

Launched in 2004, National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day is celebrated every year on April 16. It’s a sort of reward for staying up nights working on your taxes. If you work from home, PJs for work may not … Continue reading

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National Unicorn Day

In ancient Greek times, people believed unicorns lived in India. The magically mythical, horse-like beings have been celebrated ever since. A favorite with children, unicorns are celebrated by young and old each year on April 9th. So, here are a … Continue reading

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Ah, But, Of Course!

Decisions, decisions. I must announce my long-thought-out decision. I have decided to retire. This means I will no longer write books, including fiction, nonfiction, and cookbooks. I will also not record and produce audiobooks, including my own books or those … Continue reading

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National Potato Lovers Month

Potato? What’s not to love?!?         Potato chips, especially homemade, could have their own food group.           Bake them, fry them, mash them, but do include me in the fan club for National … Continue reading

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Ice Cream for Breakfast

We celebrate Ice Cream for Breakfast Day with ice cream straight up or served on waffles. Make it your favorite ice cream flavor or flavors… or go for bacon ice cream to feel more “traditional” at breakfast time.   I … Continue reading

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National Hat Day

Observed since 1983, National Hat Day commemorates the day in 1797 when the first Top Hat made its appearance in court, inspiring the judge to proclaim the rather prominent hat disturbed the public. That did not dampen the hat’s popularity. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse!

  Walt Disney’s iconic cartoon character Mickey Mouse made his debut on November 18, 1928, in the animated short “Steamboat Willie.”         (Minnie also made her public debut the same day, so… Happy Birthday to Minnie, too!) … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

  We do love Halloween! And silly costumes. So, Sir Ronald and I went directly from the circus to the Halloween party. The lion tamer and his lion. So silly. So fun! Happy Halloween!

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Feast of Good & Plenty!

Go ahead. Satisfy your sweet tooth today, because we’re celebrating the pink- and white-coated candy from by-gone days. You either love it or hate it, but Good & Plenty is the oldest brand of candy in the U.S.A., originating in … Continue reading

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International Leggin’ Day

Seeing three well-dressed men hosting a TV sports program the other evening, I couldn’t help but comment out loud that I was not impressed with the new men’s suit craze that has the pants so tight they look like leggings. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Drink a Beer Day!

“Beer, it’s the best damn drink in the world.” – Jack Nicholson (1937 – ) American actor & filmmaker   “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” – Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790) Founding … Continue reading

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Have Fun!

  This is National No Excuse Day! So, go have fun and make no excuses for it!

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Sounds Like Mew-tiny!

A year ago, I focused on talking like a pirate, but this year I choose to recognize National Mew Like a Pirate Day…. Since pirates are rarely seen without a cat. And here’s the cat’s meow… Why don’t pirates shower … Continue reading

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National Cream Filled Donut Day

Ahhhhh… donuts. Sweet decadence and zero health value. We know. We know. Now let’s fill that flash fried wonder with a cream or creamy custard.   Take it plain or frosted. My fave is the good ole’ Boston Crème Donut. … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Roller Coaster Day

Wheeeeee! Popular in the US since the 1920s, we all likely recall our first roller coaster rides. That slow climb up the first large hill led to the crazy exhilaration of flying through the remaining loopity-loops to the final slide … Continue reading

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National Tell an Old Joke Day

“The older we get, the earlier it gets late.” Oh, this was supposed to be an old joke, rather than a joke about growing older. Well, be they witticism, proverbs, or riddles, jokes have existed as long as mankind. One … Continue reading

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National Donald Duck Day

  Did you know that Donald Duck’s middle name is Fauntleroy? Derived from Old French, it means “child king.” On his 50th birthday in 1984, LA Mayor Tom Bradley first proclaimed June 9th as Donald Duck Day.       … Continue reading

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National Go Barefoot Day

I love going barefoot! I recall even running through snow with bare feet… although I was always grateful to get back inside. Barefoot on a sandy beach is awesome with fine sand sifting between my toes. And, whenever the temperatures … Continue reading

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National Doughnut Day

As the first Friday in June, officially this is National Doughnut Day. Okay, for all my friends in law enforcement, that there’s only one such official day may come as a great surprise. (Sorry ‘bout the stereotyping.)   But who … Continue reading

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Take a Wild Guess Day

Celebrate the silly, the scintillating, the serious thinker in all of us! We spend a great deal of time in our lives trying to seek exactly the correct answers. Whether we are guessing how many dandelions are budding in a … Continue reading

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National No Housework Day!

  Okay…. Enough said. I shall take this day off! The housework can wait.

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Sometimes You’ve Just Got to Laugh!

  This is one of those days… National Let’s Laugh Day. I like it. Laughter is infectious… in all the right ways! Everyone needs a mood uplift now and then. So, go ahead and share a giggle or a guffaw. … Continue reading

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Popcorn Is for Popcorn Lovers

While we salute National Popcorn Day on January 19th, March 10th is Popcorn Lovers Day. And I love popcorn, so count me in… whether it be buttered, caramelized, cheesy, kettle corn, or chocolate drizzled. Popcorn, a GMO and gluten-free treat, … Continue reading

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Soooo Funny!

Critters Make the Best Humans! And they make the best OF humans. However, you look at it, they make us better people. That said, I am gleeful to share the funniest dog video I have ever seen. I watch it … Continue reading

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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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