Category: Holidays and Nat’l Days

Happy St Patty’s day to ya!

Yes, today’s the day! I do have more than a wee bit o’ Irish in me. From Mom’s side. And I’ve always loved St Patrick’s Day when it comes around each year. I’m not too inclined to hang out in pubs these days. For… Continue Reading “Happy St Patty’s day to ya!”

It’s National Napping Day

It certainly is National Napping Day and this is the perfect time for me to remind you of the benefits of napping. And to promote it as enthusiastically as I can. It’s something I engage in. Quite a bit. And I recommend this salutary and beneficial practice to… Continue Reading “It’s National Napping Day”

Oh, no! It finally happened!

I can’t believe it! I’ve been dreading this for years and now, and here we are… I could barely make myself get out of bed this morning. Because I knew. National Pizza Day and Taco Tuesday have finally fallen on the same day! I… Continue Reading “Oh, no! It finally happened!”

Today is National Bird Day

It surely is and so I’m offering my favorite bird photo of the last ten years. I took the banner photo back in 2016 at Trimble Park in Orange County, Florida. It was a keeper and I’ve featured it before. A long time ago,… Continue Reading “Today is National Bird Day”

Reflections on the New Year

December 31, 2020 I think there is nearly universal agreement, here in the US and everywhere, that 2020 was — on the whole — a very challenging year. As we sit perched on the threshold of a new year, I am hopeful that 2021 will be… Continue Reading “Reflections on the New Year”

A Christmas Morning Wish for Everyone Today

I wish all of you a wonderful Christmas. This piece of mine was originally posted on Christmas Day, 2007 on another site.  A Christmas wish for everyone today This has been a challenging year for me in a lot of ways, yet I find… Continue Reading “A Christmas Morning Wish for Everyone Today”

It’s National Brownie Day

Yes, today is National Brownie Day! So I’ll bet you know what I was doing at 1 a.m. this morning… Yeah, you’re right. And it helped to warm up a pretty cold house, too. I haven’t baked brownies a good long while but considering… Continue Reading “It’s National Brownie Day”

Is Whiskers purring today?

Well, if he’s not, he should be! Today’s National Cat Day and it’s definitely a day to spoil your precious ball of fur. Our cat’s name is Peebles. She’s a senior cat with a sweet disposition. Her one character flaw is that she hates… Continue Reading “Is Whiskers purring today?”

Happy Labor Day 2020

I do want to wish a most happy Labor Day 2020 to all of you who work for a paycheck. I’m happy to say that I’m in that proud group of people and I always look forward to this day as it comes around… Continue Reading “Happy Labor Day 2020”

Another Camping reservation

We do have another camping reservation coming up in about ten days. I am off today on this fine Labor Day and my thoughts are turning to hiking trails and propane-fired camp stoves as I get ready to fire up our grill here at… Continue Reading “Another Camping reservation”