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Working for a Living
Thursday, March 10, 2016      11 comments

I've been off for week - time to go back to work today. It's my "Monday". Waaah! Huey Lewis and the News, 1982 Somedays won't end ever and someda... Read more
Lost and Found
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      12 comments

I tend to lose things - I tell people "my house eats my stuff". I have back-up keys for the car, back-up watches, and I don't know how many cans of WD40 in the house. I've never had to use the back-up keys, because I usually find the main set in... Read more
International Women's Day
Tuesday, March 08, 2016      14 comments

Respect was written and originally recorded by Otis Redding in 1965 - his version was a man pleading for "respect" (er, euphemism) In 1967, Aretha Fra... Read more
Do You Want to Know a Secret?
Monday, March 07, 2016      8 comments

MARCH 07, 2016 - NATIONAL BE HEARD DAY Susposively, it is a day for small businesses to speak up and make themselves known. Okaaaay - I like thinking ... Read more
Can't Smile Without You
Sunday, March 06, 2016      13 comments

MARCH 6, 2016 - NATIONAL DENTIST'S DAY - NATIONAL OREO COOKIE DAY -NATIONAL FROZEN FOOD DAY - NATIONAL WHITE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE DAY Something tells me, if we celebrate with the Oreos and cheesecake, we might need to see the dentist! "Can't... Read more
Cheese Doodle Day
Saturday, March 05, 2016      14 comments

Today, 5 March, is National Cheese Doodle Day! Cheese Doodles are made by Wise, and Cheetos are made by Frito-Lay. Would you believe I actually found a song? " Cheese Puffs (In my Closet)", a parody song by Agrimorfee - it's supposed to be a pa... Read more
National Grammar Day
Friday, March 04, 2016      13 comments

Besides being National Hug a G. I. Day (when I was a kid, we called it "Military Day" - "go March 4th"), it's also "National Grammar Day" (and "National Day of Unplugging", which would make it difficult to be on line). ... Read more
Happy
Thursday, March 03, 2016      16 comments

Today is "National I Want You to be Happy Day". So, happily, I found "Happy" written, produced and performed by Pharrell Williams from the 2013 movie "Despicable Me 2". ... Read more
Dr. Seuss Day
Wednesday, March 02, 2016      11 comments

Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geseil) was born 2 March 1904. In his honor, today is Dr. Seuss Day, and National Read Across America Day. The following are quotes from his book "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" ... Read more
Chicken Fried
Tuesday, March 01, 2016      12 comments

According the NationalDayCalendar.com, one of the many things for today is "NATIONAL DADGUM THAT'S GOOD DAY". You celebrate it by getting together with family and friends to enjoy some Dadgum good food. Here's the Zac Brown Band and "Chicken Fri... Read more
Leap Year, Olympics, and Elections
Monday, February 29, 2016      13 comments

29 February, leap day. Most years have 365 days, but, since it takes 365.24 actual days for the earth to orbit the sun, we need a catch-up day approximately every 4 years. There is formula for leap years: Every year that is exactly divisible b... Read more
Don't Worry, Be Happy
Sunday, February 28, 2016      15 comments

My vacation started this morning - all night, my mantra was " just a little longer, and I'm off for a week!" "Don't Worry Be Happy" By Bobby McFerrin, 1988, pretty much sums up my attitude this morning. ... Read more
Little Red Riding Hood
Saturday, February 27, 2016      11 comments

In 1966, Sam the Sham and the Pharoes had a hit with " Little Red Riding Hood". You're everything a big bad wolf could want listen to me Littl... Read more
Someday, My Prince Will Come
Friday, February 26, 2016      15 comments

Today is National Tell a Fairytale Day. From the Disney classic, "Snow White", 1937. Someday I will find my prince He may be far away But I... Read more
Texas Chili Cook-off
Thursday, February 25, 2016      15 comments

Today is National Chili Day. I've got nothing for a song, but I found this old funny story on line. Had to "soften" some of the curses, and change the punctuation to stop those odd black blobs SP puts in when it can't read the alternate punctuat... Read more

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