Category: Holidays and Nat’l Days

Let’s Celebrate! Catnip for everyone!

I’m happy to let you know that today is National Cat Day! I’m a long-time admirer and lover of cats. And although I don’t have one sharing my life now, I’ve been exploring ways to get a cat back into the picture for some… Continue Reading “Let’s Celebrate! Catnip for everyone!”

I’ve been waiting for this!

It was beginning to seem like September 29th was never going to come around! Finally! It’s National Coffee Day,  you juiced-up Java heads! Now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m heading back to the kitchen. My second pot is brewing right now and I’m going… Continue Reading “I’ve been waiting for this!”

Only One Breakfast Choice Today

I found out last night that today is National Pancake Day. So, of course, this puppy was going to have pancakes for breakfast no matter what! As it turned out, I had no milk in the house, so I ended up at my favorite… Continue Reading “Only One Breakfast Choice Today”

National Wildlife Day is…

National Wildlife Day is… well, it’s complicated! September 4th has been the day to commemorate National Wildlife Day each year, having been established back in 2005 by animal behaviorist Colleen Paige. As you may know, there’s no shortage of days to celebrate a million… Continue Reading “National Wildlife Day is…”

Thoughts on Labor Day 2018

First of all, let me wish all my friends–especially those of you who work for a paycheck–a very happy and relaxing Labor Day! I come from a long line of working people. My grandfather was a mason and marble contractor in New York City… Continue Reading “Thoughts on Labor Day 2018”

Photography Matters!

Photography does matter! It certainly does to me; it’s a very big thing indeed! I’m thinking you’re not too different from me on that score. Otherwise, you’d likely not be reading this post. I keep my eye on a couple of calendars that track… Continue Reading “Photography Matters!”

The forecast calls for chill

Somewhere along the line, someone decreed that today would be “National Relaxation Day!” I’m down with that! And it’s a perfect time to pass along my sincere wish that you have an amazing and low-stress day! This happens to be a regular day off… Continue Reading “The forecast calls for chill”

Happy Moon Day 2018, Folks!

Yes, it is National Moon Day today. We observe it on July 20th each year because Neil Armstrong first walk on the Moon’s surface on this date back in 1969. And, yes, I do remember exactly what I was doing on the day! I… Continue Reading “Happy Moon Day 2018, Folks!”

It’s the 4th of July and this time…

It’s the 4th of July and this time our celebration is not like any other year in the 242 year history of our country. The buffoon whose elevation to the highest office in the land occurred in January of 2017 has proved to be… Continue Reading “It’s the 4th of July and this time…”

National Love a Tree Day!

Well, that’s what day it is! I’m feeling like they made one of those cool “National Days” just for me! I love trees. I worship trees! No, I do! I’m just so tickled that this day does, in fact, exist! If it didn’t, I’d… Continue Reading “National Love a Tree Day!”