Category: Holidays and Nat’l Days

NTD is a Perfect Day to…

One of my favorite National Days is this one; today is National Trails Day and it truly is a perfect time to get out and walk a trail near you, find a new one or plan your next outing. If you visit this site,… Continue Reading “NTD is a Perfect Day to…”

National Wine Day

Yes, it’s National Wine Day. Yes, you should celebrate tonight. No, it doesn’t have to be any particular wine. But you must celebrate this magnificent occasion. The vintners of the world are counting on you. Don’t mess this up. “Bulldog Ben” Basile © 2021… Continue Reading “National Wine Day”

What To do for Nat’l Tree Day?

Well, the first thing I’m going to do is proclaim it to be National Tree Week! Because a single day just isn’t enough. This post about one of the coolest days all year was going to come out this morning, but I’m up to… Continue Reading “What To do for Nat’l Tree Day?”

Earth Day 2021

Today is the day, and there are so many ways to celebrate! And so many ways to get involved. If you’d like to go to the site from the people who are behind the day and the event follow this link. If you’d like… Continue Reading “Earth Day 2021”

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”