It’s “Step in a puddle and splash your friends” day

My Colorado puddles are currently frozen. If this National day is always January 11, then the person who created this holiday must be from a country that celebrates summer during our winter. Or Yuma, AZ. ‘Cuz if you’re stomping in any of the puddles around here, all you’ll get is the sound of cracking ice. …

International Peace Day, World Gratitude Day, and Miniature Golf Day

Wow. I am so not qualified to speak on either International Peace nor World Gratitude Day. It’d be nice to have world peace AND have everyone be grateful for it, but I don’t believe we’ll ever see that in our lifetime. Besides, what would we complain about then? And I just can’t imagine the people …

It’s “National Senior Citizen’s Day”

Former President Ronald Reagan declared today, August 21, as National Senior Citizen’s Day. In his Presidential Proclamation (August 19, 1988), President Ronald Reagan said “For all they have achieved throughout life and for all they continue to accomplish, we owe older citizens our thanks and a heartfelt salute. We can best demonstrate our gratitude and …

It’s “Yellow Pig Day”

Okie dokie. I had to look this up because I’ve never heard of a yellow pig, let alone celebrate its National holiday. Here’s what I found: The Yellow Pig was the brainstorm of mathematicians Michael Spivak and David C. Kelly in the early 1960’s. They were students at Princeton University, studying mathematics. History was made …