Dog food. I’d rather talk about less controversial topics like the measles vaccinations, police brutality, or if Bruce Jenner is a woman, but since I am so often asked, I will offer up some opinions on dog food instead. My opinions are based on my Camp-Run-A-Pup experience.  I’m also able to identify and name most kibble […]


Manslamming. I had no idea such a word existed until my teen introduced the term to me during one of daily car trips to pick up and drop off campers. We spend a lot of time in the car, and sometimes the conversations are insightful.  Below is a snippet of my car conversation with my […]


★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 10, 2015 ★~ Today’s Quote: “There should be a place where only the things you want to happen, happen” ― Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are ★~ Ball Point Pen Day In 1943, brothers Laszlo and Georg Bíró filed a patent for what’s now one of the world’s most […]


Soul Food, Best Friends, Name Your Poison

June 8, 2015

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 8, 2015 ★~ Today’s Quote:  “ Form follows function – that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright ★~ June – National Soul Food Month Let’s start with figuring out, what the heck soul is to begin with since the […]

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Bonza Bottler Day, Yo-Yo Day, Gardening Exercise Day

June 6, 2015

★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 6, 2015 ★~Today’s Quote: Life is like a Yo-Yo…sometimes you’re up, sometimes you’re down, and sometimes you just get all tangled up in the elf’s string. ~ Life  ★~Bonza Bottler Day: Whenever the number of the day is the same as the number of the month – like today, which […]

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Repeat Day, Egg Day

June 3, 2015

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 3rd, 2015 ★~ Today’s Quote:  Celebrate what you want to see more of. Tom Peters ★~ Repeat Day: Did you know that today is Repeat Day? Did you know that today is Repeat Day? Why am I repeating myself? Well, because today is Repeat Day. If I told you […]

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Flip A Coin, Say Something Nice, Dare Day, Barefoot Day, Hazelnut Cake Day

June 1, 2015

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 1, 2015 Rabbit! Rabbit! Happy June 1st! ★~ Flip A Coin Day: Heads or tails? Rumor has it that Julius Caesar invented the coin flip as a method for making decisions. Of course, he always called “heads,” because his own head was on the Roman coin. Caesar’s coin flip settled […]

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Salsa Day, Coq Au Vin Day, Compost Day

May 29, 2015

★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ May 29, 2015   Today’s Quote: “Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. Alibaba, the most valuable retailer, has no inventory. And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. Something interesting is happening.” (New York Times […]

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Hamburger Day, Amnesty International, Great Blue Heron

May 28, 2015

★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ May 28, 2015 ★~ Today’s Quote:  Are you green and growing or ripe and rotting? Ray Kroc ★~ Hamburger Day: Nothing is more American than a big, juicy hamburger. Hamburgers and cheeseburgers have been a staple of the American diet for decades. Although hamburgers originated in Hamburg, Germany, eating the burger […]

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Sunscreen Day, Grape Popsicle Day

May 27, 2015

★~♥~~♥~~★~ El Morno! ♥~~★~★~♥~ ~ May 27, 2015 ★~ Today’s Quote: “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” ― T.S. Eliot ★~ Sunscreen Day: If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: putting on sunscreen and avoiding too much direct sunlight are important […]

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