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Meteor Watch Day

Posted by Marge on June 30, 2017 in History or Holidays |

If you are a stargazer or UFO watcher, I hope the weather in your area calls for clear skies tonight. Tonight is Meteor Watch Day. It’s a time to look to the skies for meteor showers. I did this on another meteor watch night and did see some. Will you be lucky enough to see meteors streaking across […]

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Paul Bunyan Day

Posted by Marge on June 28, 2017 in History or Holidays |

Paul Bunyan was a gigantic lumberjack of American Folklore. I love the story of Paul Bunyan and his big blue Ox. This makes Paul Bunyan Day is a giant of a day. According to folklore, Paul Bunyan and his blue ox “Babe” lived and travelled around country. He is best known for his logging feats. In […]

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Canoe Day

Posted by Marge on June 26, 2017 in History or Holidays |

We have special day for just about every hobby nowadays. Canoeing made the list, so it doesn’t miss out on the fun. It has its very own day of aquatic paddling celebration. Despite the huge popularity of paddling a canoe, Canoe Day didn’t begin until 2007. Since then, canoeing has become the highlight of every […]

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Hang’n Around

Posted by Marge on June 25, 2017 in Stories for Children |

Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. Proverbs 13:20 (NIV) Jess was hanging around with his friends, after dismissal. He leaned against the fence and stared at his buddies. Adam strolled out of school and Gordon snickered. “Don’t start.” Jess warned. Jess shouted, “Adam, what’s up.” “Nothing, what’s […]

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Let It Go Day!!

Posted by Marge on June 23, 2017 in History or Holidays |

Let It Go Day is a holiday created by Thomas and Ruth Roy of Wellcat Holidays & Herbs. They understood the difficulty of living with regrets that sadden you. They realized that letting them go was the only way to find peace and contentment.  Do you have regrets and grudges that make you feel bad? Do you hold onto […]

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Triple Celebration Day

Posted by Marge on June 21, 2017 in History or Holidays |

This is an unusual day because it’s not often we can celebrate three special days at once. Today celebrates the Summer Solstice, National Daylight Appreciation Day, and National Seashell Day. We can easily roll these into one great celebration day. First it’s the Summer Solstice. Since ancient times, the summer solstice has been marked on calendars with celebrations honoring […]

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Bike Weather is Finally Here!

Posted by Marge on June 21, 2017 in Stories for Children |

Bike riding is so much fun, but not when accidents happen. You don’t want to be one of the thousands of kids go to the emergency department because of bike injuries. That’s why it’s so important to wear your bike helmet. A helmet will provide some protection for your face, head, and brain in case you […]

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NATIONAL WATCH DAY

Posted by Marge on June 19, 2017 in History or Holidays |

I thought this would be a timely follow-up on my story from yesterday. Nordstrom a fashion retail company founded National Watch Day on June 19 to celebrate the history and design of watchmaking. The Registrar at National Day Calendar declared the day to be celebrated annually in 2017. On June 19th, National Watch Day recognizes […]

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The Pocket Watch

Posted by Marge on June 18, 2017 in Stories for Children |

  Kayla gazed into the jewelry store window. Her shoulders sagged and she sighed. “What’s the matter, honey?” her mother asked. “I wish I could find daddy’s pocket watch. It’s Father’s Day Sunday.” Her mother smiled. “Maybe I could give you the money to buy him a new one.” Kayla sighed again. “No, I want […]

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NATIONAL FLIP FLOP DAY

Posted by Marge on June 16, 2017 in History or Holidays |

This is the third Friday in June and it’s National Flip Flop Day! If you like flip-flops, find them and wear them! Just don’t wear them to school because that’s not safe. You don’t want a broken toe for summer vacation. 🙂 If you wear your flip-flops and post on  Facebook or other social media use #NationalFlipFlopDay […]

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