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National Splurge Day


Tuesday, June 18, 2013

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When : Always June 18th

It's National Splurge Day, oh Yeah!

There are certain dates on the calendar that you look forward to with great excitement. You mark the date and wait in eager anticipation. For me, National Splurge Day is one of those very special days.

National Splurge Day is a day to treat yourself excessively, to anything you want. And, to excess if you desire. Isn't that a great thing? Maybe, you're on a diet, and that special dessert is too many calories. Maybe, you want to buy a steak, and the budget is a little tight. Toss out the reservations, and go for it today.


Celebrate this day to the fullest degree. Treat yourself to whatever you want and to excess . For, this is a day to splurge. Do so without worry or concern...until tomorrow.

Being a diabetic, I think that I will skip this one this year. I haven't been able to keep my blood sugar level very well. Besides I have a Dr. appointment coming up.

The Origin of Splurge:

Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day.

We did not find any documentation confirming this to be a "National" day. We found no congressional records or presidential proclamation. Do you think some Splurge in congress would spend time and energy to make this a national day?

This Day in History June 18

The charter of the Massachusetts Bay Colony is revoked via a scire facias writ issued by an English court. (1684)

Samuel Wallis, an English sea captain, sights Tahiti and is considered the first European to reach the island. (1767)

Susan B. Anthony is fined $100 for attempting to vote in the 1872 presidential election. (1873)

Checker Taxi puts its first taxi on the streets. (1923)

Aviator Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly in an aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean (she is a passenger; Wilmer Stultz is the pilot and Lou Gordon the mechanic) (1928)

"Finest Hour" speech by Winston Churchill. (1940)

Vietnam War: The United States uses B-52 bombers to attack National Liberation Front guerrilla fighters in South Vietnam. (1965)

SALT II is signed by the United States and the Soviet Union. (1979)

Space Shuttle program: STS-7, Astronaut Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space. (1983)

Ted Kaczynski, suspected of being the Unabomber, is indicted on ten criminal counts. (1996)
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
PMAY0313 6/19/2013 9:00AM

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PATRICIAAK 6/18/2013 6:07PM

    I'll 'splurge' in sharing smiles! It's better for the waistline!

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HANSBRINK 6/18/2013 12:48PM

  Splurge on exercise instead of eating. Spend an extra 10 minutes on the workout.

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From the "This Day in History" section:
SALT II is signed by the United States and the Soviet Union. (1979)

SALT talks. "I'll take down mine if you take down yours." Still didn't stop us from learning how to kill one another en masse.

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MARTYLYNN1 6/18/2013 11:08AM

    I'm trying to break a plateau so I think I will skip the splurge as well.

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EDELWEISS33 6/18/2013 11:04AM

    wow! love your blogs!

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LOSER05 6/18/2013 10:13AM

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PLMITCH 6/18/2013 9:45AM

    A steak or other quality protein should not be a big issue with blood sugar. It's those darn high carb / high sugar foods that have done me in....



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