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  • Washington

    2/17/2020 11:03:21 AM, by SPEDED2

    Presidents' Day Presidents' Day is officially known as Washington's Birthday, and is a holiday to honor the first president, George Washington, who was born on February 22, 1732. It is a federal holiday, as well as a state holiday in many states. In 1800, the year after Washington's death, t... Read more

  • Oscar

    2/16/2020 11:21:22 AM, by SPEDED2

    Do a Grouch a Favor Day Do a Grouch a Favor Day is a day for doing favors for the grouches in our lives. Maybe they are our neighbor, a coworker, part of our family, or a stranger we meet at the store or on the street. Some people are always grouchy, and some people only become grouchy after... Read more

  • Goody Gumdrops

    2/15/2020 11:25:51 AM, by SPEDED2

    National Gumdrop Day National Gumdrop Day is dedicated to a cone-shaped, gelatin-based candy, the gumdrop. They are fruit or spice flavored, and sugar coated. Common flavors include cherry, orange, grape, lemon, clove, cinnamon, mint, and licorice. It is not exactly known how or when gu... Read more

  • jokes and friendship day

    2/14/2020 7:41:37 PM, by CANDOK1260

    Always observed on February 11th, National Make A Friend Day is a fantastic opportunity to meet someone new and make a new friendship. Friends serve a vital role in everyone’s lives. They are one of life’s most valuable assets. Here are my tips to make new friends: 1. Realize your fear is in ... Read more

  • Wee bit chilly

    2/14/2020 5:27:22 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    It has gotten all the way up to 6F degrees today, which is our high for the day. This morning I walked to my appointment (about 2 miles), and it was much colder then. And, of course, no one had cleared their sidewalks yet (too dang cold, I guess), so I was slogging through the snow. Having to eithe... Read more

  • Be Mine

    2/14/2020 7:44:27 AM, by SPEDED2

    Valentine's Day Valentine's Day originated as a Western Christian feast day honoring an early Saint named Valentine. It is still an official feast in some denominations, although the day was removed from the Catholic General Roman Calendar because not much information was known about the Sai... Read more

  • Valentines and Chocolate~Happy Valentine's Day~

    2/13/2020 8:27:18 PM, by BARBIEE52

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  • it's thursday

    2/13/2020 10:27:41 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'll be heading to the gym after lunch today. i also will be active throughout my day. it is snowing and mild here. tomorrow it is going to be very cold outside. my daughter and i are prepared for today and tomorrow. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Pucker Up

    2/13/2020 8:12:31 AM, by SPEDED2

    Kiss Day Kiss Day takes place during Valentine's Week, on the day before Valentine's Day. Fittingly, kisses are shared between lovers today. "Kiss" comes from the Old English word "cyssan," which itself came from the proto-Germanic word "kussijanan" or "kuss." This word probably comes from t... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    2/12/2020 4:12:36 PM, by MOMMY445

    a somewhat cool day here today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! tomorrow i am heading off to the gym for the first time this week. i am looking forward to it. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Four Score

    2/12/2020 8:07:11 AM, by SPEDED2

    Lincoln's Birthday Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was born on February 12, 1809. Over the years, he has become known as one of the greatest American presidents of all time. At the time of his death, in 1865, many saw him as a martyr, and it wasn't too long afterwa... Read more

  • 12 February 2020

    2/12/2020 4:04:43 AM, by DSJB9999

    Wanted to share with you what happened at my Aqua class last week I was doing a stretch backwards and almost horizontal and the lady next to me said 'That's very high, do you do ballet?' - it amused me, I have never been a dancer 216 but am determined and quite flexible so do my best and try reall... Read more

  • Grandma

    2/11/2020 8:30:31 AM, by SPEDED2

    Grandmother Achievement Day Being a grandmother is a great achievement. Grandmothers have decades of life experience behind them and have raised their own children. They've put in years of hard work and are now at the point in their life when they can relax and spoil their grandchildren with... Read more

  • Life is funny-strange

    2/11/2020 6:45:54 AM, by LESLIELENORE

    More often life is funny-strange rather than funny-amusing. I am not moving out of the apartment building after all... instead I am moving to the second floor. It’s nice in that moving is easier (sort of), and it was the most logical and fiscally responsible thing to do, but... we shall see if I am ... Read more

  • it's monday

    2/10/2020 2:11:03 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new week is now underway. my daughter says hi to everyone. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! I will be heading out for a long walk later on, after dinner. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Please Sir, Could I Have Some More?

    2/10/2020 11:02:38 AM, by SPEDED2

    Oatmeal Monday Oatmeal Monday, also known as Meal Monday, was a holiday that was traditionally celebrated at Scottish universities. From the seventeenth to the late nineteenth centuries, students at Scottish universities were required to bring their own food and fuel to campuses, such as oat... Read more

  • World Prayer

    2/9/2020 11:58:00 AM, by SPEDED2

    Autism Sunday Autism Sunday is observed on February 09, 2020 and takes place annually on the second Sunday of February. Autism Sunday is also known as the International Day of Prayer for Autism and Aspersers syndrome. It was invented by Ivan and Charika Corea, founders of the Autism Awarenes... Read more

  • A Ring

    2/8/2020 1:59:44 PM, by SPEDED2

    Propose Day Propose Day, a holiday primarily celebrated in India, takes place on the second day of Valentine's Week, a week full of holidays that leads up to Valentine's Day. On this day, those who have been planning on asking for someone's hand in marriage muster up the courage and pop the ... Read more

  • it's saturday

    2/8/2020 1:59:42 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool and sunny day here today. my daughter says hi to all. both budgies say cheep, cheep! have an amazing day, everyone!... Read more

  • jokes and January review and February goals

    2/7/2020 8:51:24 PM, by CANDOK1260

    January goals .1. drink 6 glasses of water everyday- still working on this 2. keep up my exercise streak now on day did good on this I am now at 974 3. -try to eat 3 different freggie a day-and at least one being a veggie -doing good with veggie but need to work on fruit 4 lose weight I now ... Read more

  • jokes and January review and February goals

    2/7/2020 8:51:24 PM, by CANDOK1260

    January goals .1. drink 6 glasses of water everyday- still working on this 2. keep up my exercise streak now on day did good on this I am now at 974 3. -try to eat 3 different freggie a day-and at least one being a veggie -doing good with veggie but need to work on fruit 4 lose weight I now ... Read more

  • Have Heart

    2/7/2020 8:24:28 AM, by SPEDED2

    National Wear Red Day® Taking place during American Heart Month, National Wear Red Day® encourages people to wear red to raise awareness about women's heart health and cardiovascular disease in general, and to help make people aware that heart disease is the number one killer of women. The u... Read more

  • it's thursday

    2/6/2020 1:32:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    a snowy day here today. my daughter says hi to everyone. both budgie birds say cheep ,cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Brighten Someone's Day

    2/6/2020 8:26:32 AM, by SPEDED2

    Pay-a-Compliment Day Pay-a-Compliment Day is for giving "genuine and soulful compliments" to others. It was created by Adrienne Koopersmith, on February 6, 1995. On that cold February day, Koopersmith was riding the bus in Chicago, when she noticed someone who wasn't at a bus stop was franti... Read more

  • It took a while...

    2/6/2020 7:47:12 AM, by TAYGRL

    But that’s not really the point, is it? I suppose I could get frustrated that it didn’t happen faster but a.) what good would that do and b.) I did the damn thang. I did it without making myself crazy, without going on some restrictive diet, all the while developing better, more susta... Read more

  • One Year Ago Today

    2/5/2020 11:13:36 PM, by JERSEYGIRL24

    It was a warm winter day in New Jersey. It got into the 60s. We've had some warm weather recently, but nothing quite that nice. I was unemployed, but I had a phone interview scheduled later in the day, another one the following day, and an appointment with unemployment yet the following day. So... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    2/5/2020 12:33:19 PM, by MOMMY445

    a sunny and cool day here today. my daughter is now in the school band and she is so happy! she loves to play and learn music. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • Weather

    2/5/2020 12:32:07 PM, by SPEDED2

    In my next life, I want to be a storm chaser! National Weatherperson's Day National Weatherperson's Day celebrates the science of meteorology, and honors those who work in fields related to meteorology and weather forecasting, who provide Americans with weather, water, and climate forecast... Read more

  • 4 February 2020

    2/4/2020 3:07:57 PM, by DSJB9999

    Really happy that all my hard work this work with my eating carefully and exercising lots I was able to go to my Slimming World club tonight and was at my target weight, okay so I was 1lb over my weight last time I weighed 8 weeks ago I was still delighted! My Sis in Law took me to Garstang and... Read more

  • Letters

    2/4/2020 8:00:41 AM, by SPEDED2

    “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds" ~ Motto on James Farley Post Office National Thank a Mailman Day We know these intrepid adventurers, and adventurers they are. They travel through every form of... Read more

  • The Day After

    2/3/2020 8:05:07 AM, by SPEDED2

    National Football Hangover Day Every year since 1967 football fans across the country have participated in the most-watched football event in America. This day is one where sports fans gather together to celebrate, place friendly wagers and indulge in food and drink, some in more excess tha... Read more

  • ~It's a Fabulous February 2nd & 31 months "Seizure-Free"~

    2/3/2020 1:19:11 AM, by BARBIEE52

    And praying, day by day..March 2nd will be Month 32 458 Thank you, my dear friends, for your love, & prayers that keep me going everyda... Read more

  • it's sunday

    2/2/2020 2:05:11 PM, by MOMMY445

    a mild and snowy day here today. my daughter says hi to everyone. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i picked up a few new salads to try this week when i went grocery shopping a while ago. i will do an exercise dvd later on, after dinner. have an amazing day, everyone!... Read more

  • No Shadow

    2/2/2020 11:16:20 AM, by SPEDED2

    BREAKING: Punxsutawney Phil does NOT see shadow, predicts early spring! Taking place almost halfway between the winter solstice and the spring equinox, Groundhog Day is an annual event when groundhogs are brought outside and are observed to see if they see their shadow or not. If they see th... Read more

  • it's saturday

    2/1/2020 2:21:55 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to take it easy here today. my daughter says hi and she likes her new teachers. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! Have a terrific day, everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • Spunky

    2/1/2020 9:18:01 AM, by SPEDED2

    Spunky Old Broads Day The celebration of spunky old broads was created as a month-long holiday by Dr. Gayle Carson, and the first day of the celebration has also become Spunky Old Broads Day. Carson, a coach and advisor to CEOs and entrepreneurial managers around the world, who focuses on he... Read more

  • Tape

    1/31/2020 7:49:33 AM, by SPEDED2

    Scotch Tape Day In the early 1920s, Richard Gurley Drew worked at the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, now known as 3M, which at the time made sandpaper. Drew delivered sandpaper samples to auto body shops, and saw the frustration that car painters had when painting two-tone color... Read more

  • it's thursday

    1/30/2020 2:42:12 PM, by MOMMY445

    i got caught up on some housework today. now i am just relaxing. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Escape

    1/30/2020 11:00:03 AM, by SPEDED2

    National Escape Day Work. School. Bills. Stress. The winter blues. There comes a time when you need to escape it all, and that time is now! National Escape Day is a day for yourself—a day for your own health and well being. Some may be able to escape far away, while others will only be able ... Read more

  • jokes and puzzle

    1/29/2020 9:47:22 PM, by CANDOK1260

    Exercise your brain with a puzzle. January 29th is National Puzzle Day. NATIONAL PUZZLE DAY HISTORY In 2002, Jodi Jill created National Puzzle Day as a way to share her enjoyment of puzzles. As a syndicated newspaper puzzle maker and professional quiz maker, Jodi Jill developed classroom lesson pl... Read more

  • Jokes and winter exercise

    1/29/2020 9:27:05 PM, by CANDOK1260

    Jokes and winter exercise : Do you exercise outside during the winter? yes If so, what types of exercise do you like to do outside during the winter? Since I am getting older my exercise in the winter is walking outside, But when i was a kid I used to sled ride allot. If you think of it walking... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/29/2020 4:26:44 PM, by MOMMY445

    I am having a great day so far. my daughter is taking it easy until her next semester at school starts tomorrow. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • A Puzzle

    1/29/2020 7:40:28 AM, by SPEDED2

    National Puzzle Day Created in 2002 by Jodi Jill, a syndicated newspaper puzzle maker, National Puzzle Day is a day when people come together to play and enjoy puzzles and "reflect on those puzzles, games and even challenges in life that we embrace every day but sometimes take for granted." ... Read more

  • 29 January 2020

    1/29/2020 3:39:02 AM, by DSJB9999

    On Monday I decided to try to 'limit my food intake' to get some 'control back' which I haven't been able to do since Christmas and I so want to go back to my club and Weigh In. We are only allowed 8 weeks maximum off without weighing in and then we have to 're-enrol and start again' but I don't wa... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    1/28/2020 1:04:39 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new day is well underway, i am really enjoying the program i am in to help with my anxiety and depression. my daughter had her last final exam yesterday morning. she starts the second semester this thursday. she is looking forward to continuing to learn and the variety of courses she will be takin... Read more

  • Daisies

    1/28/2020 8:10:28 AM, by SPEDED2

    Daisy Day Today celebrates the daisy, also known as the common daisy, lawn daisy, or English daisy. In England it is commonly called a bruisewort, because the crushed leaves were traditionally used to soothe bruised skin. It is part of the Asteraceae family, a family with thousands of variet... Read more

  • Stress Reliever

    1/27/2020 7:43:45 AM, by SPEDED2

    Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day Bubble Wrap is a generic trademark—a name that has become synonymous with similar products—for a transparent plastic material with air-filled bubbles used for packing fragile products when they are delivered or transported. Bubble Wrap is also often popped for en... Read more

  • Good to Know...

    1/27/2020 7:24:09 AM, by TAYGRL

    So my reward for getting under 200lbs right after the new year was a FitBit Charge 3 with HR monitor and I’m SO glad I did. Not only can I train smarter by working out in specific HR zones (fat-burning vs. cardio), which will teach me discipline and aid in my weightloss goals, but the Charge h... Read more

  • Getting a sister for Zaba the Great Dane

    1/26/2020 5:02:01 PM, by POLSKARENIA

    Having had Zaba for a couple of months now, we decided it was time to get him a female companion. I should explain for anyone who doesn’t know... Zaba was rehomed by us in November. He had been castrated, like most rescue dogs, although in fairness, it was his original owners who did so, as he has h... Read more

  • Sharing

    1/26/2020 10:37:11 AM, by SPEDED2

    Toad Hollow Day Toad Hollow Day of Encouragement began in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Ralph C. Morrison, who taught at a local community college, had an elderly student named Eunice in his class. One day he was reading a story in a local paper which had profiled her. It mentioned the school she had... Read more

  • Happy New Year

    1/25/2020 10:27:33 AM, by SPEDED2

    Translation: Wishing you great happiness and prosperity. Chinese New Year Happy New Year! No, we don’t have our dates mixed up. It’s not the new year we’re used to, but the Chinese New Year, which can fall any time between January 21 to February 21— on the second new Moon after the winter ... Read more

  • Just Do It

    1/24/2020 1:24:59 PM, by SPEDED2

    National "Just Do It" Day For those who have been on the fence about doing something, whether if it be taking a chance at a new job or on a new relationship, or on starting a new exercise routine or buying a new car, today is a day to just do it! It's a day when people throw caution to the ... Read more

  • Jokes and National hugging day

    1/23/2020 8:20:45 PM, by CANDOK1260

    I pick national hugging day to write about. this week. National Hugging Day is an annual event dedicated to hugging. It was created by Kevin Zaborney and occurs annually on January 21 The day was first celebrated on January 21, 1986 in Clio, Michigan, USA. The holiday is also observed in many other ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    1/23/2020 1:05:14 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm feeling a lot better today. my daughter just has one exam today and she is done for the day. she is well prepared for it and for her other exams, too.both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! Have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Handwriting

    1/23/2020 8:17:02 AM, by SPEDED2

    National Handwriting Day Handwriting has been important to history, being used to craft documents of war and peace, independence, and principles of government. People have also long put pens or pencils to paper to write notes, letters, poems, journal entries, stories, and songs. In addition,... Read more

  • The bad and the good

    1/22/2020 7:57:53 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    January 6th I had a complete meltdown/flare up of mental health symptoms... to the extent my niece took me to the ER, where I was given the option of either voluntary admission if I wanted more control over my discharge plan... or the on call doctor would do an involuntary admission, where I would h... Read more

  • QOTD: Reflect. Speak. Do.

    1/22/2020 3:19:27 PM, by TAYGRL

    “The magic of wholeness is found through alignment of what you think, what you say and what you do. Reflect. Speak. Do.” —Rebecca Kennedy, Peloton Master Tread Instructor ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/22/2020 2:10:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter finished one of her final exams this morning. she has another final exam tomorrow, one more on friday and then one final exam next monday. then she starts the second semester next thursday. she is on a semestered system at her high school. she has four subjects from september to january... Read more

  • Wednesday- Gratitude List

    1/22/2020 9:27:43 AM, by LUVSCLASSICS

    I must remind myself to-day that there are so many reasons to be grateful-- #1. The house has a working furnace and hot heat, it’s about 26 degrees out there. #2. Will continue to do morning exercise indoors with Cable T.V. Exercise or You-tube exercise. #3. Grateful for the food in the ... Read more

  • Shelfie

    1/22/2020 6:58:54 AM, by SPEDED2

    Library Shelfie Day You know what a selfie is, but have you heard of a shelfie? Held on the fourth Wednesday of January since 2014, Library Shelfie Day was created by the New York Public Library. On the day, book lovers share selfies of themselves in front of library shelves and in front of ... Read more

  • Healthy?

    1/21/2020 8:38:41 AM, by SPEDED2

    National Granola Bar Day Granola bars can be a healthy snack, being that they may consist of oats, dried fruit, nuts, and seeds. Some granola bars are also fortified with vitamins and minerals. Granola itself may help prevent heart disease and cancer, and its insoluble and soluble fiber may ... Read more

  • 21 January 2020

    1/21/2020 3:33:08 AM, by DSJB9999

    Over the weekend and at end of last week was finding it challenging staying on Plan but yesterday decided that it had to change (again!), Loved my Aqua aerobics class again yesterday but was proud that I didn't overeat that day (recognise this can be something I do sometimes without thinking ... Read more

  • it's monday

    1/20/2020 1:32:16 PM, by MOMMY445

    i've come down with a slight cold. i am taking it easy and drinking plenty of fluids. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • If You Can Read This...Thank a Teacher!

    1/20/2020 10:52:21 AM, by SPEDED2

    (not me! I loved school.) Elementary School Teacher Day Do you remember your elementary school days? Is there a teacher you particularly liked, whose influence you carry with you until the present day? Elementary School Teacher Day is dedicated to all the teachers that help mold young mind... Read more

  • MLK day, volunteer at a service project.

    1/20/2020 10:27:27 AM, by LUVSCLASSICS

    Today, on Monday January 20, 2020, The U.S. nation remembers Martin Luther King, Have checked and there are a few service projects today in my area. I’m splitting my time to do two things. Making no-Sew fleece blankets as lap blankets for children in need at the local YMCA, 12:00 - 2:00 p... Read more

  • Popped

    1/19/2020 9:45:58 AM, by SPEDED2

    National Popcorn Day Popcorn, which is celebrated today, is one of four types of corn—the others being dent, flint, and sweet—and it is the only one of the four that can pop. Its hull is thicker, which allows steam pressure to build up inside before it explodes. When it bursts open, starch c... Read more