The year’s 2nd month is winding down. But the opportunities for celebrations & observations aren’t slowing down one bit. Monthly celebrations include guinea pigs and caffeine. And ideas! But not just having ideas. Doing something with your ideas. This week we also have food days, animal days, and disease awareness days. Plus anti-bullying, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Can you believe February will be 1/2-way done in just a couple of days?! Don’t despair, we’ve found plenty of holidays to keep the blues at bay. (But not the snow … To those of you in the eastern 1/2 of the US: Sorry. 😕 ) From bunnies to birds, and ETs to gumdrops. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The first full week of February arrives with a mix of serious and fun topics. On the serious side, we’re reminded to be aware of burn hazards and protect children’s mental health. Also spay and neuter our pets, and help protect the Western Monarch butterfly, among other things. On the fun side we […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Can you believe January’s coming to an end?! But the chances to celebrate don’t end! Close out January with meat, iceworms, bubble wrap, and croissants, among other things. Then ring in February with more meat and iceworms. Along with birds, serpents, hedgehogs, and ice cream (for breakfast!). Or choose your own combination of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
January just keeps rolling along. Some of us have gotten a few days of relief from the bitter cold of last week. And we look forward with anticipation or dread (your choice!) as more cold—and snow!—arrives this weekend. But cold, dreary weather is no reason not to celebrate. In fact, it’s a reason […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s the first week of 2018! Obviously that’s something to celebrate already. But what else is there? Plenty! Check out these daily, weekly, and monthly celebrations and observations. Which ones will you celebrate? Celebrate All January Long Some ideas are just too big for only one day of recognition. So they last […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s almost time again for the Audubon Christmas Bird Count! This citizen science effort counts birds in specific areas (15-mile diameter circles) between December 14 and January 5 every year. And you can be a part of it. Circles have been established in the US and Canada, as well as Mexico, Central America, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
You love your furry babies, and you want them to stay happy and healthy. But they do get sick. And we do whatever we can to help them. It’s hard to think about, but pets can get cancer too. Pet Cancer Awareness Month shines a light on this sad reality. It also helps […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
So… Lots of holiday sites and blogs tell us November is World Sponge Month. But is it really? These sites list the month, but they don’t tell us anything about it. A few offer opinions on things like germy sponges, SpongeBob, and even the Today sponge. But nothing about how the month started […]Continue Reading... No Comments.