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]
06/10/2016 Comments Off on June Bugs
We’re not talking about insects. We’re talking about things (other than the crawling ones) that bug us about June. School is ending so anyone you know with kids in school is has a singular focus: get it over with. We are taking the positive approach and recognizing that teachers are also getting well-deserved rests. June also brings us traffic. The car count slowly increases as we approach July but we decide to look at traffic as an opportunity to take in our surroundings. The next time you are sitting in your car inventing curses for the new people on your roads, look around at your neighborhood and take a good look at the new paint job, manicured lawns and sweet Barefoot For Sale signs.