DESERTDREAMERS's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=DESERTDREAMERS DESERTDREAMERS's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ National Popcorn Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6301141 January 19, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL POPCORN DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0e52c43e-6476-4ba9-a05d-58d18d46d7e3.jpg"> <BR> <BR> GET TO KNOW YOUR CUSTOMERS DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/63962778-0e81-4942-bdc8-98e503409047.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The Popcorn Song, Cliffie Stone, 1955 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0f67b2fc-6005-4fe6-9eab-e61f8a6a8a61.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Now here's a funny story <BR> Hope you understand <BR> Li... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:29:01 EST National Winnie the Pooh Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6300560 January 18 <BR> NATIONAL WINNIE THE POOH DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b1578498-9b8b-48c7-b96e-b9ee49c6b25d.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PEKING DUCK DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/520c3869-c0cc-4687-82a6-e888ebde6053.JPG"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Winnie the Pooh theme song, 1966 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2fb252f1-900a-43e7-ad36-9c3689505250.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Deep in the Hundred Acre Wood, <BR> Where Christopher Robin pl... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:58:14 EST National Bootleggers Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6299935 January 17, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL BOOTLEGGERS DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e40cc708-4efc-4742-adb6-979eef49adcb.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL HOT BUTTERED RUM DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8fff0867-c1de-4b33-b1e0-0c12e979a266.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Rocky Top, Osborne Brothers, 1967 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e9baa7bf-d2cb-4235-aa5c-791d64d47182.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Wish that I was on ol' Rocky Top <BR> Down in the Tennessee ... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:08:50 EST National Nothing Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6298999 January 16, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL NOTHING DAY - since 1973, this day, 16 Jan, has been set aside as a day to not celebrate, honor, or observe anything. Um, it turned out to be a pretty busy day of daze. ... <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9f68772a-315d-4def-ab66-0e9e923343be.PNG"> <BR> <BR> MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY - the third Monday in January celebrates his birthday (actually he was born 15 Jan 1929) <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4136beef-a86... Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:22:20 EST National Hat Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6298363 January 15, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL HAT DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/77276ed0-9cc8-4a0b-bdd0-1d939693d0e8.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL STRAWBERRY ICE CREAM DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/debd0c6e-2a04-4cc9-a67e-67a2f7829089.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Hats Off, Alabama, 1991 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/726b4ebb-4845-40a6-a617-bb60cb82a046.jpg"> <BR> The stage is set tonight down in Nashville <BR> It's been a long, hard ri... Sun, 15 Jan 2017 04:23:31 EST National Dress up Your Pet Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6297811 January 14, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL DRESS UP YOUR PET DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f2654454-7eba-4d21-8076-b6eaa6fb6f02.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL HOT PASTRAMI SANDWICH DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3c790729-0bbd-4333-bbd6-cd3f69b79028.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL VISION BOARD DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/da9510a5-1ddb-4ac4-b1ea-d88a35441ac7.jpg"> <BR> <BR> RATIFICATION DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.spark... Sat, 14 Jan 2017 08:00:16 EST National Rubber Ducky http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6297126 January 13, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL RUBBER DUCKY DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1e0bbbdb-76ae-4e48-bb20-a75fd1cca208.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL STICKER DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cfc508bf-ad53-4d0c-b275-9480ee6c666c.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BLAME SOMEONE ELSE DAY - Oooo, I like this one! <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1ccd4609-11b3-4a07-a930-b2671947bd97.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL KOREAN AMERICAN DAY <BR> <i... Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:29:01 EST Kiss a Ginger Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6296512 January 12, 2017 <BR> KISS A GINGER DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d2002076-2166-4fe8-80d2-e8e00e2c8ec9.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CURRIED CHICKEN DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8f892148-3c7e-4a77-a3f9-a384d181becd.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL MARZIPAN DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3730d892-ee71-4310-8cdc-6e2f45d48ee5.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PHARMACIST DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 07:35:13 EST National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6295745 January 11, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL STEP IN A PUDDLE AND SPLASH YOUR FRIENDS DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/17a38f4d-c46c-4074-a652-7fb98c87d06e.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL MILK DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5775a766-1815-46b0-ac21-5c2a4d113cd4.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c80419a7-f668-4766-8ca5-34a5089b1477.PNG"> <BR> <BR> Singin' in the Rain, Gene Kelly, 19... Wed, 11 Jan 2017 02:03:17 EST National Cut Your Energy Costs Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6295542 January 10, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL CUT YOUR ENERGY COSTS DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8c1b9b36-2cf6-4466-a1ff-9adf9ce63ab1.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dc6993fa-8a14-491b-a15a-ca960ae54425.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ac8dce04-9979-4480-800e-85f762bb2269.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SAVE THE EAGLES DAY <BR> <img src=... Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:41:54 EST National Clean Off Your Desk Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6294476 January 9, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL CLEAN OFF YOUR DESK DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/75d374f3-c880-434d-b4b4-9771312e52e1.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL STATIC ELECTRICITY DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4c4890bf-fae8-4790-b354-744ac3cd2aa3.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL APRICOT DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3f5080fb-a326-499d-9961-7a53fa430ae1.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Cleaning This Gun (Come on in Boy), Rodney Atkins,2007 <BR> I t... Mon, 9 Jan 2017 09:29:11 EST National Joygerm Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6293967 January 8, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL JOYGERM DAY - infect others (& yourself) with joy <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/691409e8-a19f-443a-a265-0f25018e4232.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL WINTER SKIN RELIEF DAY - pamper your skin - short, tepid showers, use good emollients afterward <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/eead83df-7867-4d74-ae03-8fc63e3d5209.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BUBBLE BATH DAY - actually an odd pairing with the above. Take a warm bubble bath (a l... Sun, 8 Jan 2017 15:29:46 EST National Bobblehead Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6293296 January 7, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL BOBBLEHEAD DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c8806720-2966-4cff-9b1e-bcc87e0d6e30.PNG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL TEMPURA DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c8790ab5-6e8a-48e8-93cb-ae13df430afd.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Couldn't find a clean song about either bobbleheads or tempura. Christina Aguilera has one called Bobblehead, but it has I few words I didn't want to use in a Spark People setting (not to mention, it was l.o.n.g..... Sat, 7 Jan 2017 15:07:44 EST A New Name for the Pup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6292784 I've been trying out the name Shakira for the new pup. I like it, but I kept having trouble remembering it. "Sheena, I mean Shakana, Shakira - YOU! Come here" I also kept hearing snippets of music in my head that I couldn't identify. Finally, today, I thought "My Sharona!" That's it! It's important that I have a real name for her before I take her to the vet - when I took Spartacus for his first visit, I had a cheesy holding name for him. It took me months to get them to straighten out his r... Fri, 6 Jan 2017 19:31:05 EST National Bean Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6292596 January 6, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL BEAN DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8b4ff921-509b-410c-9c61-2f3aa4a0b56f.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/74f9564d-4056-46f8-8636-e1a0defdfb6f.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CUDDLE UP DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/713c2d18-7413-4eec-8244-afa8b09aa1cd.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SHORTBREAD DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1d272a... Fri, 6 Jan 2017 13:00:32 EST National Bird Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6291889 January 5 <BR> NATIONAL BIRD DAY - I thought about Rockin' Robin, but chose Snow Bird <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6f614129-1340-4960-b04d-b146f68f7abd.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SCREENWRITERS DAY - remember when the screenwriters went on strike? Almost 22 weeks in 1988 and about 14 weeks in 2008. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/46cb87d4-8408-4f40-88b1-c6368118fe76.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL WHIPPED CREAM DAY - oh, yum, yum <BR> <img src="http:/... Thu, 5 Jan 2017 12:01:54 EST A New Puppy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6291476 My neighbors brought over a new puppy this morning. They'd gotten her from a family that didn't want her. But, their father doesn't like little dogs. They said this one is a chihuahua, about 6 months old. She's pretty big for 6 months - & I think she's part Boston terrier. She's taller than the other dogs, & skinny. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7c8deefa-59a6-4bfe-9491-31f3313bd3bd.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The fluffies, Shalako & Samurai, seem to accept her OK. Spartacus, the ... Wed, 4 Jan 2017 21:27:33 EST National Trivia Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6291283 January 4, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL TRIVIA DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/446a2ff5-a1c4-415a-ae3a-6371758dcd02.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SPAGHETTI DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6125d0e8-bb63-450a-af72-e63df7227f23.JPG"> <BR> <BR> From The Pirates of Penzance, Gilbert & Sullivan, 1879, I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General - the original trivia man! <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3c82501f-0fcd-4f51-a04e-1a0a15a1... Wed, 4 Jan 2017 15:36:06 EST National Drinking Straw Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6290456 January 3, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL DRINKING STRAW DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/549663e3-7436-44e4-a598-765bab2f0deb.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL FRUITCAKE TOSS DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e5a40987-4216-42ab-be02-0900854de2c4.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHOCOLATE COVERED CHERRY DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6a86c146-9e35-437a-b9bf-1ceb4708b564.JPG"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sippin' Cider Through a Straw, folk song <BR> <i... Tue, 3 Jan 2017 14:10:05 EST National Thank God It's Monday Daay http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6289194 January 2, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL THANK GOD IT'S MONDAY DAY - the start of a new week - except it's also a Federal holiday because 1 Jan fell on a Sunday (and the M-F workers want to get holiday pay, too) <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bcac92dd-e38a-44e1-a562-2bb223cd4383.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CREAM PUFF DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/05444a0e-d9da-4c79-b2c9-396353f3851f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BUFFET DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaw... Mon, 2 Jan 2017 02:12:18 EST National Hangover Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6288397 January 1, 2017 <BR> NATIONAL HANGOVER DAY - gosh, I wonder why? <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9e658bf5-7936-4e9d-8796-332bd52ff3e6.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BLOODY MARY DAY - commonly used as a "hair of the dog" hangover cure <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4682c37b-3fa8-4acb-af53-1353de4b73ae.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NEW YEAR’S DAY - Remember to write 2017 for the year on checks! <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/378c27d5-4b8f-4f9c... Sun, 1 Jan 2017 06:26:38 EST New Year' Eve http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6287787 December 31, 2016 <BR> <BR> NEW YEAR'S EVE <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b8a89d72-076b-4a6d-ae08-12d3f452af0a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHAMPAGNE DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e695b354-e744-4a98-a9b9-ffa574b48e89.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> MAKE UP YOUR MIND DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9b84b741-90c1-4b8a-817f-65a417c54543.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> UNIVERSAL HOUR OF PEACE <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.spark... Sat, 31 Dec 2016 05:33:12 EST Falling Needles Family Fest Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6287285 December 30, 2016 <BR> FALLING NEEDLES FAMILY FEST DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8d5a891b-7e4c-4721-a468-ad4d00a4a015.JPG"> <BR> <BR> BACON DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0196c293-8058-45cb-8eec-b709dff7686e.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NO INTERRUPTIONS DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aa54ced9-4032-40b5-b6dd-6d51ba0c5e8f.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BICARBONATE OF SODA <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e... Fri, 30 Dec 2016 03:20:50 EST Tick Tock Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6286784 December 29, 2016 <BR> TICK TOCK DAY - it's almost the end of the year - did you complete everything you planned to do? Tick-tock - get it done! <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/78f1afc5-9f96-4c78-a858-16af09591036.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PEPPER POT DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3b1c68cc-5c81-4a83-a3bb-1c1229ace019.JPG"> <BR> <BR> My Grandfathers Clock. Johnny Cash's version of the 1876 song. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com... Thu, 29 Dec 2016 03:20:21 EST National Card Playing Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6286438 December 28, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL CARD PLAYING DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fa700bf7-9300-467f-97d8-3e9ff87d20a5.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CANDY DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5ce04fab-7b64-4957-b648-8d00263292c9.JPG"> <BR> <BR> HOLY INNOCENTS DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/63b3ffde-3f52-4270-9199-4810b6a380ac.JPG"> <BR> <BR> PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.co... Wed, 28 Dec 2016 11:20:04 EST National Fruitcake Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6285970 December 27, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL FRUITCAKE DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aa8251dc-c566-48f3-8d55-1ae54a73b63e.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Arrogant Worms, The Same Christmas Cake, 1997 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a11e4122-f13a-4a6b-a3bd-83916d928ee2.JPG"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Christmas makes me realize how greatly things do change <BR> Friends lose touch, people age, and family moves away <BR> But it is what had stayed the same that gives me the most tear... Tue, 27 Dec 2016 11:42:54 EST National Whiners Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6285505 December 26, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL WHINERS DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c8823bfd-4e05-4097-8a1f-3519c8ce6d4b.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CANDY CANE DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aa2fc756-eb89-4803-a4be-4199220f3ad3.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL THANK YOU NOTE DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1a6fe0db-88ff-41ab-8933-cd9c726f9789.JPG"> <BR> <BR> BOXING DAY - I always thought this was getting rid of the present boxes, ... Mon, 26 Dec 2016 10:44:57 EST Christmas, No 'L Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6285226 December 25, 2016 <BR> CHRISTMAS - for all who celebrate the season! <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3f35726c-6c23-4676-b832-dcc121e29f8c.JPG"> <BR> <BR> A'PHABET DAY OR NO "L" DAY - did you notice the missing 'etter? <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/666baea7-e894-4abf-b5eb-d2ca2f14cdc6.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PUMPKIN PIE DAY - punkin pie, me oh my! <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e84de142-ae50-40d1-a35e-d1d5baef12c4.PNG"> <... Sun, 25 Dec 2016 14:50:27 EST Christmas Eve http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6284756 December 24, 2016 <BR> CHRISTMAS EVE <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/34bd0d99-8ea6-4067-a873-6de5a6144f2d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL EGGNOG DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8f60a4a6-05e3-445c-b658-6c7167383b5b.jpg"> <BR> <BR> CHANUKAH BEGINS <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4537ba83-67bd-42bd-9a59-21a434571fb9.jpg"> <BR> <BR> "Christmas Eve", Celine Dion, 1998 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6a242680... Sat, 24 Dec 2016 05:27:42 EST National Roots Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6284440 DECEMBER 23, 2016 <BR> <BR> NATIONAL ROOTS DAY - trace your ancestors, ask your parents about their lives ... <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8a2ae7b3-5e69-489a-b737-60ed0563886b.jpg"> <BR> <BR> FESTIVUS <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ac3961ed-d160-4964-bb4a-8249faa16a0f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PFEFFERNUSSE DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8006aaf5-7479-403e-90eb-ebe050b5e3ac.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Grandpa (Tell Me ... Fri, 23 Dec 2016 07:30:47 EST National Re-gifting Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6284102 December 22, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL RE-GIFTING DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dbf05ad4-3c08-438b-ae76-b3bdc18a9cb6.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL DATE NUT BREAD DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/15ca2a3f-7a04-4cff-bc25-258086bcdbcc.jpg"> <BR> <BR> FOREFATHERS' DAY - The Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock on 21 December 1620. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f7f97b07-26a3-4d7e-9b6b-91eddfdc2a59.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ANNE AND SAMANTHA... Thu, 22 Dec 2016 08:19:00 EST Humbug Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6283866 December 21, 2016 - There were actually more daze to this day, but I decided to skip them. Just for fun, I picked Humbug Day for today! <BR> <BR> HUMBUG DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b719d474-78d1-4a43-99a2-969a5af95f96.JPG"> <BR> <BR> YULE <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3e254006-d791-4220-96a0-2a35c78dd110.JPG"> <BR> <BR> WINTER SOLSTICE <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5c6802c4-dedc-4c2d-910f-e1ce1557b550.JPG"> <BR... Wed, 21 Dec 2016 16:26:31 EST National Sangria Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6283398 December 20, 2016 <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SANGRIA DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0a108982-413a-48da-b83b-9657299448fc.JPG"> <BR> <BR> MUDD DAY - Dr. Samuel Mudd set assassin John Wilkes Booth's leg. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/121bc1aa-877c-413a-87c0-5ad8b63a6460.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Sangria, Blake Shelton, 2003 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6619188c-1089-4093-9f15-03db858ad98e.JPG"> <BR> <BR> You're crashing into me li... Tue, 20 Dec 2016 14:39:23 EST National Hard Candy Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6282974 December 19, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL HARD CANDY DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fdbb88de-81a3-4fa7-8e3a-65759e180beb.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL OATMEAL MUFFIN DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8878734d-ea4f-4fed-9f2c-9e8e4bb5bdec.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Hard Candy Christmas, Dolly Parton, 1982 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c58cdc2e-b78b-4464-9e92-4ac893374149.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Hey, maybe I'll dye my hair <BR> Maybe I'll move somewh... Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:37:15 EST Bake Cookies Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6282391 December 18, 2016 <BR> BAKE COOKIES DAY from daysofyear.com <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dd88c988-4884-473b-beb1-dbf265ce3412.jpg"> <BR> <BR> REGIFTING DAY from daysofyear.com <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/be7e194d-e864-4378-be6d-b1fbe30ea971.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ANSWER THE TELEPHONE LIKE BUDDY THE ELF DAY from Nationalcalendarday.com <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e9db67ca-49b8-4813-a9a4-36f18d9ec195.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NAT... Sun, 18 Dec 2016 08:29:09 EST National Maple Syrup Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6281991 December 17, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL MAPLE SYRUP DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/61a12eef-849e-4620-83b1-15c567ce8f43.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/738e892d-ba55-441f-abdd-8cba556508b4.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATION WRIGHT BROTHERS DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0a4ea428-eada-4aac-bbe4-a3a32047469c.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Maple Syrup Time, Pete Seeger, 1979 <BR> <img src="... Sat, 17 Dec 2016 07:56:33 EST Underdog Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6281568 December 16 <BR> UNDERDOG DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f5759323-dc5c-4fe4-8576-28144c82e166.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ef895941-bc38-4ce5-bfd7-1f56e78fc1a0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> FREE SHIPPING DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b7a6322f-43b8-4e65-96ba-6f4a74c3947c.jpg"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CHOCOLATE COVERED ANYTHING DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.... Fri, 16 Dec 2016 06:18:47 EST Cat Herders Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6281170 December 15, 2016 <BR> CAT HERDERS DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f7083b51-5bdf-4cc7-912d-9b46824ac4d0.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL WEAR YOUR PEARLS DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/33985e27-2c56-4f9b-9332-3c02e1407d02.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL CUPCAKE/LEMON CUPCAKE DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/95f80cbe-441e-4176-af93-90bc339c6dd4.JPG"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/eec43d48-5478-45d9-bb00-c93bc... Thu, 15 Dec 2016 07:04:15 EST National Boullabaisse Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6280847 December 14, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL BOUILLABAISSE DAY - I've got nothing for fish stew. Good to eat & good for us, but no song. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1979d2fd-5b08-4d8a-b1d3-4a148f4f745d.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Catch All the Fish, Brad Paisley, 2009 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a5248d23-883a-4c44-b4ce-fbcf62cd9974.JPG"> <BR> <BR> I filled up two shopping carts late last night <BR> The one was full of fishing gear, the other Miller Lite <BR> ... Wed, 14 Dec 2016 11:31:30 EST National Cocoa Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6280418 December 13, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL COCOA DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/542b65ce-b21b-4966-85eb-278f979af819.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL DAY OF THE HORSE <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/35dd30bb-ce2b-4265-8832-ad90ca007753.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL VIOLIN DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/41267f21-6c3c-4a84-b933-259aca66a47d.JPG"> <BR> <BR> PICK A PATHOLOGIST PAL DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/... Tue, 13 Dec 2016 13:05:51 EST National Ding-A-Ling Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6279961 December 12, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL DING-A-LING DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/03234252-ceb4-4b89-a002-52146716944c.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL POINSETTIA DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/63ef960f-5e56-43d8-81a8-36e226e76936.PNG"> <BR> <BR> GINGERBREAD HOUSE DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d968dbb6-da8e-4a32-b00c-1fc190256422.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL AMBROSIA DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid... Mon, 12 Dec 2016 13:58:59 EST National Noodle Ring Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6279280 December 11, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL NOODLE RING DAY - it's really a noodle dish baked in a ring or circle pan, but National Day Calendar had this picture. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a36fecfc-9e9e-420a-93b9-0802cb1e9f18.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Uh, Oh, I'm Falling in Love Again, Jimmie Rodgers, 1958 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3c93e82c-c2eb-4e2d-bc9a-b60c9d873a35.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Uh-oh, I'm falling in love again, uh-oh... <BR> <img src="http://photos... Sun, 11 Dec 2016 03:10:46 EST Nobel Prize Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6278839 10 December 2016 <BR> <BR> NOBEL PRIZE DAY - the Nobel Laureates (winners) are announced in October each year, and are awarded their prizes on 10 December in Stockholm, Sweden - except for the Peace Prize which is awarded in Oslo, Norway. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c71f13b3-4238-44ef-a2b2-3e3b826ff74e.JPG"> <BR> <BR> <BR> DEWEY DECIMAL SYSTEM DAY - Melvil Dewey, inventer of the Dewey Decimal System, was born 10 December 1851. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.spa... Sat, 10 Dec 2016 02:36:05 EST Weary Willie Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6278373 9 December 2016 <BR> <BR> Weary Willie Day - in honor of the great Emmett Kelly, the sad clown. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aa731f33-efb2-46e4-8b1d-15a463086900.JPG"> <BR> <BR> National Pastry Day <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fd9f2658-68fc-466b-b142-1254c7311166.PNG"> <BR> <BR> A Little Bitty Tear Let Me Down, Burl Ives, 1961 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/10882f84-ae2e-4bd6-969c-a9f23a2a2382.JPG"> <BR> <BR> A littl... Fri, 9 Dec 2016 02:03:12 EST Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6278029 December 8, 2016 <BR> PRETEND TO BE A TIME TRAVELER DAY - from the past: wear dated clothes, look at everything wide-eyed. From the future: look at things & comment "oh, you still use those?" <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dafd56cf-10a2-4f48-ab05-ebe2fe851f61.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL BROWNIE DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d4c9b28b-e65b-4fcd-8d23-77c66875a128.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Time After Time, Cyndi Lauper, 1983 <BR> <img src="http://photosa... Thu, 8 Dec 2016 09:53:16 EST National Cotton Candy Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6277613 December 7, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL COTTON CANDY DAY - oddly, I found 2 dates for Cotton Candy Day - today & 11 June (which makes more sense!) <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f8cedad5-14e9-4c7b-afb2-d32da253169a.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ccbdbe6d-8b14-4e64-b539-57a42142d6f0.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Cotton Candy Land, from the movie & soundtrack album, It Happened At the World's Fair, Elvis Presley, 1... Wed, 7 Dec 2016 12:08:51 EST St. Nicholas Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6277200 December 6, 2016 <BR> ST. NICHOLAS DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9cd81e15-b06e-4aa3-9c8b-c88f754d5401.JPG"> <BR> <BR> WORLD TRICK SHOT DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/74a3fbb6-05bd-4316-8935-6e76de1ff134.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL GAZPACHO DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c7ac80e3-bff5-462c-bf8c-d71ac5f09ceb.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL MINER’S DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/85ae0afe-e0f... Tue, 6 Dec 2016 14:12:13 EST Bathtub Party Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6276716 December 5, 2016 <BR> BATHTUB PARTY DAY - I thought about Rubber Duckie, but Rubber Duckie Day is 13 Jan! <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9f3bf31c-f200-46c4-aea6-f22f8aa50bc5.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SACHER TORTE DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f1efb638-2f54-46db-95d7-fc9a24c66524.JPG"> <BR> <BR> INTERNATIONAL NINJA DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f137e383-697b-49e0-9927-a0400b496886.JPG"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Splish Sp... Mon, 5 Dec 2016 13:17:36 EST National Dice Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6276256 December 4, 2016 <BR> NATIONAL DICE DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0fcbae93-ef2e-4704-aaf8-530fe23f632c.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL SOCK DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1baacb7a-0ae3-422d-91b2-d6c7d2500325.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL COOKIE DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/92406c1e-c4b0-4810-85c2-22bc6d0e0802.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Roll of the Dice, Bruce Springsteen, 1992 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/gu... Sun, 4 Dec 2016 15:42:39 EST SKYWARN Recognition Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6275773 December 3, 2016 <BR> SKYWARN RECOGNITION DAY - Amateur Radio operators keep the National Weather Service aware of local conditions <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9a114ba0-2b1e-4772-b1fc-09655219c605.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL RHUBARB VODKA DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6b8b1d94-ba9e-4e09-9fb8-76c582f6eb36.JPG"> <BR> <BR> NATIONAL ROOF OVER YOUR HEAD DAY <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2faae025-47f0-41c1-b505-2d00557... Sat, 3 Dec 2016 12:57:28 EST