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]
10/23/2012 No Comments
Embrace your inner witch or your outer ghoul. You don’t get many opportunities to wear a ton of makeup, sparkly clothes or goofy hats(There’s a Jersey Shore joke in there somewhere). So when you do, go for it. Since Halloween is on a Wednesday this year, you first have to figure out what day is OK-to-look-silly-day. We can eliminate the following weekend. November does not lend itself to sexy cops or cartoon characters. It’s always acceptable to don your cowboy boots on the 31st. Maybe even go to work as your favorite Beatle(ask your supervisors and confirm with HR). But this year, the costumed revelry begins Friday Oct 26th and continues into Saturday the 27th. You might even be OK with going to watch football on Sunday the 28th as former president(check with the venue please-or maybe just go as cheerleader, referee or put on a jersey and eye black on). Pick at least one day and have at it!