ELECTRONIC GREETINGS DAY

Observed annually on November 29th, Electronic Greetings Day encourages us to send an electronic greeting. At the same time, the day reminds us of how much things have changed.   The convenience and speed of sending an electronic greeting allows more people than ever to participate in this thoughtful process. We all enjoy it when …
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Lucifer Playlist

Okay, okay, I admit it. I never thought the words “I love the devil” would fall into my vocabulary, much less this Catholic girls mouth, but as the line goes “What’s not to love!” As redemption is always worth while, the character Lucifer Morningstar deserves it far more than most. Seeing both sides of this …
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NATIONAL MOLDY CHEESE DAY

National Moldy Cheese Day is a unique holiday that is observed each year on October 9. A cheesemonger is a person who specializes in cheeses, butter, and other dairy products. They may take umbrage at the ordinary person’s offense of moldy cheese. Well, depending on the type of mold, of course. Some cheese molds, red or …
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NATIONAL COURTESY MONTH – September

It takes little effort to extend kindness. The entire month of September gives ample opportunity to practice being kind. It’s National Courtesy Month! The word courteous comes from the Middle English word ‘kindness,’ which means ‘noble deeds’ or ‘courtesy’. One of the greatest novelists in the English Language, Henry James, once said: “Three things in …
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Be an Angel Day

August 22 is Be An Angel Day. Established in 1993 by Jaune Howard Feldman, the day encourages people to be angels to those in need. In many religions, angels are supernatural spirits that are thought to be responsible for protecting humans. Are you an Angel? This day reminds us that even though we can’t be …
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NATIONAL UPSY DAISY DAY – June 8

Each year on June 8, National Upsy Daisy Day is set aside to encourage you to face the day positively and to get up ‘gloriously, gratefully and gleefully’ each morning. Every day is a gift and if we remember that as we rise each morning, it will help us carry a good attitude throughout the …
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NATIONAL SMILE DAY

On May 31st, National Smile Day encourages everyone to wear their best smile! The first recorded smile on record took place on 126 B.C. Okay, we made that up. But did you smile? Joking aside, we generate a smile when funny things happen or find pleasure in the things we do. Someone we love or …
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NATIONAL CHEDDAR DAY – February 13

National Cheddar Day adds some cheesy goodness on February 13th! Grilled cheese would be buttered bread without melt-able slices piled high; burgers would be lackluster without a perfect ooze; mac & cheese would just be…mac, to be frank. So many of our iconic American dishes simply wouldn’t be the same without a slice of cheddar’s …
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NATIONAL COMPLIMENT DAY – January 24

National Compliment Day on January 24th offers a wonderful way to brighten someone’s day or to give credit for a job well done!  Give an extra compliment annually on January 24th and any time one is deserved.  A compliment has a powerful effect. It can instill confidence in a child, or validate someone’s hard work. …
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NATIONAL CHEESE LOVER’S DAY

On National Cheese Lover’s Day, don’t feel bleu, throw a feta or act capricious. January 20th is a gouda day to kummin over and have some sharp cheddar, munster, or fontina!  There is no firm evidence of how cheese making was discovered. but legend tells us it was likely by chance that someone created the …
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