Does your heart quicken at the sight of a used bookstore? Do you long for the days of mass-market novels stuffed into wire racks at drugstores? Would you like nothing more than to toss aside your e-reader and grab a battered book? Paperback Book Day, observed annually on July 30, is the day for you. […]
It's no wonder this time of year sizzles. July marks month seven in our journey around the world of holidays, special days, historic days and wonderfully strange days.
It’s hard and starts with very little training, but it’s the most rewarding job in the world. Rookies quickly learn that classes and manuals don’t scratch the surface. Good advice is always available, but the sources don’t always agree. This is probably for the best because raising children is no more science than art. New […]
If you don’t have plans for July 20, wait until nightfall. Find a comfortable spot in the backyard, snuggle down in a favorite chair, and look up. See that moon? It’s been shining down on Earth since before our time. There are wonderful pictures and videos of our only natural satellite, but nothing compares to […]
Whether it’s full sleeves, a discreet piece of art, or illustrations from head to toe, Tattoo Day on July 17 is for you. This is a day to celebrate skin art in all its glory and to recognize the vitality and meaning of this ancient practice. Tattoos are often very personal, how you choose to […]
Since their birth in 1999, Emojis have become viral sensations people, from all walks of life, use to express emotions. We celebrate the little pictographs, that have taken the world by storm, on July 17, World Emoji Day. The word “emoji” comes from the Japanese words “picture” and “character”. While the word is similar to […]