"You only fail when you stop trying."
"I used to have an hour glass figure and then the hours of time shifted."
A team of little animals and a team of big animals decided to play football.
During the first half of the game, the big animals were winning.
But during the second half, a centipede scored so many touchdowns that the little animals won the game.
When the game was over, the chipmunk asked the centipede, “Where were you during the first half?”
He replied, “I was putting on my shoes!”
It's Guinea Pig Appreciation Day! Domesticated in South America centuries ago, sometimes called cavies, guinea pigs are great pets and make cutesy and cuddly companions. Switzerland just recently passed a law that it is illegal to own only one guinea pig because they’re social animals prone to loneliness.
--Get to Know Your Customers Day: held once each quarter, today's observance is a day to encourage getting to know your patrons, your customers, no matter what industry you're in.
--National Corn Fritter Day: a fritter is basically just fried batter or breading, with or without fillings of meat, vegetables, seafood, or fruit; add corn to the batter and you have a savory sweet dish that is prevalent in the Southern cuisine.
--National Fresh Spinach Day: today sings the praises of fresh spinach, a native to Asia; a superfood, spinach reduces the risk of heart failure and stroke,; spinach is high in iron and calcium and vitamins C, K, & A; grab some fresh spinach for a salad or a smoothie.
--National Personal Chef Day: observed on February 26 and July 16; today is a salute to the professionals who handle all aspects of a meal from planning to cooking to presentation; a private chef is a personal chef with just one client; most personal chefs have multiple clients.
--World Snake Day: today is a day to raise awareness of these misunderstood creatures and to remove fears and superstitions; snakes are on every continent except Antarctica and only 25% are venomous; snakes are important to rodent population control and the overall natural balance.