They tell real life tales of achievement and survival. They offer helpful hints to tackle household challenges. They entertain us with celebrity interviews and comic relief. We honor them on October 23, TV Talk Show Hosts Day. We can learn anything by viewing TV talk shows. Daytime offers family and home, cooking, cultural trends and […]
It's October, so we set out to observe fests, festivities and festivals around the globe. It's also a fine month for quieter holidays that deserve remembrance.
We all have something to say, and all our voices count. We don’t express ourselves in the same way because our voices are different. However, we need to know that we’re heard. It’s important that the listening is focused, caring and without judgement. These are simple concepts, but on International Stuttering Awareness Day they take […]
Our impressions come from breathtaking photographs in magazines and fascinating online tours. We’ve seen movies set in these impossibly beautiful locations and heard news reports on their impending demise. Very few of us will ever travel through the veil of vast distance into the layers of the rainforests, but we’re enchanted by their lush mysteries. […]
On October 16, we sing happy birthday to Noah Webster and celebrate Dictionary Day. It’s one of the most widely used reference books of all time. There’s most likely a dictionary somewhere in your home. Granted, it’s probably being misused as a scratching pad for your cat. Today is the day to fetch this book […]
When we meet someone walking with a blind cane, we think of his condition as a disability. However, do we consider the independence with which he travels along the sidewalk? October 15 is designated as Blind Americans Equality Day, but it used to be known as White Cane Safety Day. It took more than 40 […]