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]
04/17/2012 No Comments
We hit 80 degrees this weekend! In fact, we got 3 days over the magic number. Our mindsets change when we see the mercury creep over 79. Things feel like summer. Clothes come off, socks go back in the drawer and the deck furniture gets hosed down. Smiling comes easier when we get over 80 for the first time each year. Especially when it happens in April! We flirted with good ole 80 this winter but this weekend it became official. Put the sweaters away. Hockey season is winding down. We can count the days to Memorial Day Weekend on the fingers and toes of the people in the room. Enjoy 80.