Did you realize being a park ranger can be a dangerous job? Did you ever really think about it? We didn’t until we came across World Ranger Day. On this day we remember those rangers killed in the line of duty and honor the work all ranger do protecting wildlife. The day is sponsored […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today is a day for everyone who still enjoys the feel and smell of a real book. It’s Paperback Book Day. Sure e-readers and tablets let you carry a whole lot more reading material in a smaller package. And we admit that’s often convenient. Certainly a digital to-read stack takes up less space than a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Mmmm… Lasagna. Cheesy, tomatoey, and perfectly savory. It’s the reason for the day. What day you ask? National Lasagna Day, of course! A thick slab of this layered creation hits the spot any day. But of course we don’t eat it every day. It takes time to make. And it’s not exactly a light meal. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
In honor of the first African-American Army regiments we observe Buffalo Soldiers Day on July 28. The very first Buffalo Soldiers Day was in 1992. On that day General Colin Powell dedicated a monument to the Buffalo Soldier at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Buffalo Soldiers History Congress formed 6 all African American Army regiments in 1866, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Houseplants like to get outside in the fresh air and sunshine too. Those long, gloomy winter days make them sad and frail. So on July 27 we make the supremely happy by taking them for a walk. That’s right … A walk! Why? Because it’s Take Your Houseplants for a Walk Day. Why else?! We […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
One Voice Day is a day for people around the world to join together to commit to global peace. They voice this commitment by reading the Universal Peace Covenant. Looking at the news these days it’s hard to believe peace is possible. Or even that most people want peace. But they do, and it […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
On National Day of the Cowboy we pay tribute to the American Cowboy. The American cowboy (and cowgirl) is an American icon. These hardy souls built the West and exemplify the spirit of honesty, compassion and patriotism. They lived by their own, unwritten code of conduct—one that stressed personal integrity and care for the land […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
On National Drive Thru Day we celebrate impatience and the ability to get your fast food even faster. Also money, dry cleaning, and medications, among other things. According to some sources, the recognition that Americans can be lazy led to the drive thru, or at least its expansion. Whatever the truth, the convenience of being […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Is vanilla ice cream your favorite flavor? You’re not alone. Despite the wide variety of ice cream flavors available, vanilla is still the favorite flavor in the U.S (and apparently Canada, too). And today you and all your vanilla loving friends can celebrate Vanilla Ice Cream Day. All day … Yum! We don’t know who […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Rat catchers have a truly unenviable job, chasing down and trapping the vermin we can all agree need to stay far, far away from our homes. So they definitely deserve their own day. And they have one: Rat Catcher’s Day. Although the day actually commemorates the myth of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, modern-day rat […]Continue Reading... No Comments.