~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ February 1, 2015 (The Wiesen Viaduct is a single track limestone railway viaduct. It spans the Landwasser River southwest of the hamlet of Wiesen, in the Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. Designed by the then chief engineer of the Rhaetian Railway, Henning Friedrich, it was built between 1906 and 1909 under the […]

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~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ January 29, 2015  ★~ Today’s Quote: “If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.” ― Thomas Paine ♥~ Freethinkers Day: Thomas Paine, the man who said, “These are the times that try men’s souls” came to America in 1774 at the request of […]

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~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ January 28, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote: “Serendipity is looking in a haystack for a needle and discovering a farmer’s daughter.” Julius Comroe ★~ Blueberry Pancake Day: Whip up a delicious batch of Blueberry pancakes, top them with a little maple syrup, and celebrate Blueberry Pancake Day! If you missed Blueberry […]

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Australia Day, Bubble Wrap Day, Peanut Brittle Day

January 26, 2015

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ January 26, 2015 ★~ Monday Motivation:   ★~ Australian Day: On January 26, 1788, the 11 ships of Great Britain’s First Fleet arrived at Port Jackson, which now contains Sydney Harbor. The First Fleet was led by Captain Arthur Philip, who established the Colony of New South Wales, the first penal colony […]

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Dear Dad, George S Scott and Patton

January 25, 2015

  Fig Newton Day was celebrated last week, and my dear dad was the recipient of many Happy Fig Newton Day wishes. Next year, we are hoping for a parade and marching band. There was only one glitch on the day. I received this e-mail from my dear dad: “About that photo you had over […]

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Handwriting Day, Measure Your Feet Day, Pie Day

January 23, 2015

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ January 23,2015 ★~Today’s Quote: Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground. ~Theodore Roosevelt ★~ Handwriting Day:  OK. You’re probably saying to yourself: “What the heck is this ‘handwriting’ ?” Basically, handwriting is what we did before we had texting. In order to perform handwriting you first would […]

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Disc Jockey Day, Penguin Day, Cheese Lover’s Day

January 20, 2015

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ January 20, 2015 ★~ Today’s Quote:  Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. ~ George Burns ★~Disc Jockey Day: Disc Jockey Day celebrates the hard working entertainers that bring energy to dance floors across the globe and music to radios – from the velvet suited wedding […]

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Martin Luther King Jr Day, Popcorn Day

January 19, 2015

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ January 19th, 2015 ★~ Monday Motivational Quote: ★~ Martin Luther King Jr. Day Martin Luther King was 33, when he was pressing the case of civil rights with President John Kennedy. At 34, he galvanized the nation with his “I Have a Dream” speech. At 35, he won the Nobel […]

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Columbus and Teen Bullship

January 18, 2015

The empty red plastic garbage sitting in the middle of the stairs needed to be returned to the upstairs den. It could not have been more obviously located.  Really, there was no way on earth the next person going up the stairs could miss it without moving it or stepping over it. Unless that person […]

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Ditch New Years Resolutions, Kids Inventors, Hot Buttered Rum

January 17, 2015

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ January 17, 2015 ★~ Today’s Quote:“Invention, my dear friends, is 93% perspiration, 6% electricity, 4% evaporation, and 2% butterscotch ripple.”  – Willy Wonka, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl ★~ Ditch New Years Resolutions Day: If there’s a day to celebrate New Years and to make resolutions for […]

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