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]
05/30/2012 No Comments
With the unofficial/official start to summer behind us, it’s time to remind ourselves to be civil. We’ve all heard the “count to ten” mantra when our tempers begin to boil. How about a “count to seven, at least” rule when deciding on whether or not to honk our horns? So the guy in front of you stops at a corner that doesn’t have stop sign/light. Count to seven, at least. Then a short, quick toot. The girls are driving extra slowly while they scour each street for that sweet parking spot. Count to seven at least. A reminder beep, then ignore them as they salute you. The lady on the phone doesn’t realize the light has turned green. Boole Count to seven, not eight. Beep. And try not to be the focus of anyone’s toots or beeps.