Birthday of Yang di-Pertua of Sabah in Malaysia Papua New Guinea Constitution Day Día de la Independencia (Independence Day) in Mexico Independence Day Papua New Guinea Malaysia Day Mayflower Day United States of America Ordino in Andorra Stepfamily Day Trail of Tears Commemoration Day International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer Owain Glyndwr Day (Wales)   […]

Farmers, Studebaker’s, And Nicaragua Independence

Finding of the True Cross in Greece San Jacinto Day in Nicaragua  Farmers’ Consumer Awareness Day! International Drive Your Studebaker Day   AND Cream Filled Donut Day! Related articles Studebaker Pickup Trucks ( Colombia will do “everything in its capacity” to thwart Nicaragua’s “expansionist ambitions” ( Highlights of Our Trip to the Nicaragua Orphanage ( […]

Ethiopian New Year

“The day is called Enkutatash, ‘gift of jewels.’ It is claimed that the Queen of Sheba was in fact an Ethiopian, and that when she returned from her visit to King Solomon—by all accounts an expensive venture—her chiefs welcomed her back by replenishing her treasury with enku, ‘jewels’. This spring* festival has been celebrated since very early times, […]

Gibraltar National Day

I had never even heard of Gibraltar. “Legend has it Hercules stood gazing at the land barrier keeping the Atlantic Ocean back from filling the Mediterranean desert. Looking left his hand grasped Mons Abyla, to his right he took hold of Mons Calpe. Summoning all his strength he pushed the two mountains apart opening a […]

Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day Among the good news today we celebrate the anniversary of the 19th Amendment, acknowledging women’s right to vote, Cherry Popsicle day, Toilet paper day, and dog day. Related articles What is Women’s Equality Day? – National Women’s History Project ( Women’s Equality: The Battle Continues, The War Rages On. ( Everything’s Bigger […]

Topless Independent Trains

GO Topless day, National Banana Split Day, Kiss and make up Day, Second Hand Wardrobe day,  &   Constitution day in Paraguay, Independence day in Uruguay,  Liberation Day in Hong Kong,  & “17-year-old singer named Eva Narcissus Boyd, who scored her first and only #1 hit on this day in 1962 with “The Loco-Motion.”   Related articles Pittsburgh […]

Fly your flag, whatever it may be.

Constitution Day in Georgia, Independence Day in the Ukraine, and National Flag Day in Kazakhstan & Liberia. Italy has two things to celebrate. “Maria Teresa de Filippis–the first woman ever to compete in Formula One racing–drives a Maserati in the Portuguese Grand Prix at Oporto on August 24, 1958.” Mount Vesuvius Day, the anniversary of the eruption in 79 […]

OH could it really be! It’s thrift shop day!

  It is also Marcus Garvey’s Birthday! International Geocaching day, Indonesian National Day, Homeless animals day , & National Vanilla custard day. Related articles Today’s Birthday: MARCUS GARVEY (1887) ( Rallying round Marcus Garvey ( Marcus Garvey 1887-1940 ( Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr (1887-1940) ( Thrift Tip: Shop Often ( Can We Go Thrift Shopping? ( Blog Six: […]

Code to Happy

Creamsicle Day! That perfect combination of cream and fruit made into a sweet treat. Orange creamsicles seem to be the most popular but really any fruit to cream combination is just as yummy. Today  is also National Navajo Code Talkers Day! The Navajo Code Talkers were instrumental in ending WWII. “KNOWN AS NAVAJO CODE TALKERS, […]