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06/12/19 Come and Go

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

"People come and go, it's a natural cycle. If someone doesn't feel lucky to have you in their life, it's their loss."

"Mom, we're making you famous on YouTube!"

A customer was continually bothering the waiter in a restaurant; first, he’d asked that the air conditioning be turned up because he was too hot, then he asked it be turned down cause he was too cold, and so on for about half an hour.

Surprisingly, the waiter was very patient, walking back and forth and never once getting angry.

So finally, a second customer asked why didn’t they just throw out the pest.

“Oh I don’t care.” said the waiter with a smile. “We don’t even have an air conditioner.”


It's Peanut Butter Cookies Day! Peanut butter has been around since the Aztecs were grinding roasted peanuts into paste, but the cookies didn't take off till the early 1900's.
--Crowded Nest Awareness Day: a day to acknowledge the situation of when children have grown up and left the family home but have moved back in and/or older parents moving in for care; it is a crowded nest that is occurring more often these days as young people struggle to get a foothold and parents are living longer but need help.
--Ghost in the Machine Day: today is about the philosophical questions that center around the relation of mind to body; is the mind in the body, in the brain, or is it separate?; is the mind the same as consciousness?
--Little League Girls Baseball Day: no explanation as to why today but we celebrate the girls playing in the Little Leagues and the girls that won the right to play in the Little League in 1974.
--Automotive Service Professionals Day: when you can find a good mechanic, you guard him/her jealously; today is a salute to the pros that keep our cars humming and safe.
--Loving Day: commemorates the Supreme Court decision in 1967 that declared unconstitutional all laws that prohibited interracial marriages.
--Jerky Day: a day for the dried meat snack; very tasty and high protein but also high sodium, so be careful.
--Superman Day: celebrates the first time Superman appeared; created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegal, Superman appeared in Action Comics #1 in 1933.
--Red Rose Day: a day to the flower that carries a lot of meaning as a symbol of love and beauty.
--World Day Against Child Labor: started by the International Labor Organization, a movement that focuses attention on the global extent of child labor and the actions needed to eliminate child labor and the harsh conditions.
--Falafel Day: a chickpea treat; deep-fried, composed of chickpeas or, sometimes, fava beans, wrapped up in a pita bread.
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