It’s a wonder we’re not all mad as hatters or March hares. Both characters displayed unique idiosyncrasies as they shared tea with Alice in Wonderland. Both had solid backstories to explain their insane behavior. All we have is this third month on the calendar. It is a month that can test your hold on sanity. […]
We always want March to promise a perfect spring. We forgive it for raining on our parades because it harbors so many unique holidays.
Serious things rise up and shake your foundations. Little aggravations rain down on an otherwise great parade. Forrest Gump told us, “It happens.” When life rocks your world, it’s time to take command. Fix a steady eye on March 30, and get ready to celebrate I Am In Control Day. The day’s origins are odd […]
No one else can lay claim to it because it is all yours. The name alone tells you everything you need to know. It’s Make Up Your Own Holiday Day, so seize the day. On March 26, just throw back your shoulders, lift up your chin and declare today a celebration of your own making. […]
We go about our business even though we know that it’s just around the corner. The days are a little longer and the chill is almost gone. The groundhog had his annual show but no one remembers how it ended. Still, something starts to quicken in our souls. We almost remember a familiar fragrance on […]
You have a right to know what the government is up to. Congress signed that right into law with the Freedom of Information Act back in 1966. Anyone can request access to information from any federal agency. When it works, it’s transparency in action. When it doesn’t, you can take the government to court. This […]
One of the reasons I love to explore different holidays is best summed up by the unforgettable first line of our national anthem: “Oh, say can you see?” You see, there are all kinds of interesting facts about this song that most of us don’t know. How many of us knew that its author, Francis […]