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]
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School’s out for the summer! Alice Cooper said it – we live it. School ending has always been the second milestone that indicates summer time. Of course, Memorial Day Weekend kicks off the weekend summer season but school ringing the final bell of the year tells us that everyday summer is here! Different school’s get out at different times but by the last week of June, we are all homework-free. Now the flipside of this education indicator is Labor Day/first day of school but we won’t think about that until we have to. Thank you school! Thank you for giving us such a clear highlighter to circle the start of our collective vacations!