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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Take this extra day to do or say something that wouldn’t have crossed your mind. Go barefoot. Hug someone. Remind the people that you love that you are not taking them for granted. Look your dog in the eye and smile. She might smile back. Call your parents. Eat food you’ve never eaten. Read a newspaper. Give your neighbor his tools back. . Tip the gas station attendant. Buy your assistant lunch. Get some ice cream…for everyone. Do a pushup. Take a long whiff of the ocean. Check out the stars (and planets) tonight. Vote for a performer on a reality show. Salute the flag. Make a list of things you learned recently-and who taught you those things. Text someone you haven’t texted in a year and ask them how they are-and mean it.