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Relaxation Day

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Take it easy today folks- it’s National Relaxation Day! This holiday was created in the mid 1980s by a fourth grader who was wise beyond his years.  He understood then what many adults still don’t- all work and no play does indeed make Jack a dull boy. It’s way too easy to get wrapped up in all the things we… Read more »

The Long and Winding Road

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If you haven’t already, make a point of going to see the movie “Yesterday”.  It’s a fun film about a struggling singer/ songwriter who wakes up one day to find himself the only person who remembers the Beatles and decides to capitalize on it.  Sure, it’s kind of predictable and a little cheesy, but it’s a fun summer movie.  I… Read more »

Cousins Day

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Today is national Cousins Day. I see many posts on social media about how “cousins are your first friends” or something to that effect.  My father speaks glowingly about his days with his “first friends”.   I see lots of folks posting pics of their kids with their cousins having a great time.   If you were blessed this way, congrats to… Read more »

Why Duluth?

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Two weeks ago I was on vacation in Duluth MN.  This was a favorite vacation spot when I was a kid and has continued to be one now that I’m an adult.   This was the fifth time I’ve been there as an adult, and the fourth time I’ve gone alone.  I’m already thinking about what I’m going to do the… Read more »

Put a Pillow On/In Your Fridge Day

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You are probably wondering what on Earth this one is all about!  I did too, but yes, it’s true, today is Put a Pillow in/on your Fridge Day. This unusual day started in the 1920s. Throughout the United States in Europe it was considered good luck to put cloth/ bedding in the larder once a year for good luck.  Of… Read more »

Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

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Today is Find Your New Best Friend Day, aka Adopt a Shelter Pet Day! As you are undoubtedly well aware I currently share my home with three black cats.  Two of them came into me – directly or indirectly- through shelters. There are so many cats and dogs in shelters in every community waiting for their forever homes.  Many are… Read more »