Americans this was almost our Independence Day. John Adams wrote to his wife, Abigail: “…July 2nd will go down in History. We’ll celebrate it parades and pomp and bells ringing and fireworks.” Because Congress actually rules in favor if Independence on July 2 but then officially accepted Jefferson’s declaration two days later, thus making the…[Read More]
Apparently June 4 is National Hug Your Cat Day. We are unsure who determines this “awareness day” but we are interested. We wonder how many cats are celebrating this event. The cats that would appreciate the annual embrace are into it but how about the aloof felines that would rather be left alone? Maybe they…[Read More]
This is the season of awards. Oscars, Golden Globes, Critics Choice, etc. It is the congratulations period of the movie industry and it means that the “Best” actors, writers, producers, sound, etc. are hopeful that they will get some hardware to prove that they among the best in their field. Awards season usually begins with…[Read More]
07/17/2015 No Comments
We are halfway through a July that looks like it might be quite mild. The days of sweltering upper 90s are late to the beach party this year. Maybe our heatwaves don’t arrive with our summer visitors anymore. Maybe the potential triple digit temps arrive when the crowds start to thin in mid-August. We will see. Let’s enjoy it while it lasts and keep our AC units on low. In fact, let’s just keep our windows open this July and relish the fact that even though traffic is up – the Fahrenheit is down.