Category: Holidays and Nat’l Days

Reflections on Mothers Day

I do want to wish a most Happy Mothers Day to any Moms who read this humble blog post! Here’s hoping your day is wonderful in every way. My own mother passed about four years ago. She was a good mother, loved the three… Continue Reading “Reflections on Mothers Day”

It’s National Grilled Cheese Day!

Yes, it is! And in honor of the occasion, I am most definitely going to have a grilled cheese sandwich for lunch. With Cheddar, of course. Might even throw in some sliced tomato. We’ll see… Celebrate something today. And eat a grilled cheese samich!… Continue Reading “It’s National Grilled Cheese Day!”

Hoppy Easter to my friends!

I have just a couple of thoughts for you early on this Easter morning. The first is that I wish all my friends who commemorate this day a most joyous Easter! If this holiday has little or no meaning for you as a religious… Continue Reading “Hoppy Easter to my friends!”

Today is National Cabbage Day!

Today is THEE DAY we celebrate this awesome vegetable! And I must say, that if there wasn’t a day for cabbage, there damn sure should have been! In all seriousness, I do love cabbage. It’s one of my very faves. Love it a thousand… Continue Reading “Today is National Cabbage Day!”

Today’s National Pizza Day!

It is, indeed, thee day we celebrate this glorious food and I’m going to chow down on some monster chunk of pizza tonight or my name’s not Benjamin Basile! I know you love pizza too. If you don’t, there’s just no hope for you.… Continue Reading “Today’s National Pizza Day!”

Bulldog Certainly Does Wish You a Most Happy New Year!

This is a quick blog posting to say that I do hope this brand-new year of 2018 has gotten off to a good start for you! You just might feel–as I do–that 2017 was so awful that this year has just GOT to be… Continue Reading “Bulldog Certainly Does Wish You a Most Happy New Year!”

So Where Did 2017 Go?

It’s a given that the farther we are along life’s path, the more time appears to accelerate. I’m thinking that most of this is a matter of perception. But it still comes as a bit of a shock that we’re in the waning moments… Continue Reading “So Where Did 2017 Go?”

A Christmas Morning Wish for Everyone

Originally posted on Enjoy the Outdoors. Love the Planet.:
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…

What is Labor Day and Why Do Americans Celebrate It?

Monday, Sept 4, 2017 Ben writes: Let me wish all of you who work for a paycheck a happy–and very easy–Labor Day. Don’t forget that we stand on the shoulders of workers who fought–and sometimes died–to give us things like safe working conditions, a… Continue Reading “What is Labor Day and Why Do Americans Celebrate It?”

A Visit to the Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum

I wanted to do something different with the time I had over the 4th of July weekend this year. I opted to visit the Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum in the end even though I made the final choice at the moment I saw… Continue Reading “A Visit to the Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum”