~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ January 21, 2012 Post updated here: 1/21/2013 ★~ Today’s Quote: There's something in a simple hug That always warms the heart, It welcomes us back home And makes it easier to part.... ~Johnny Ray Ryder, Jr., "A Simple Hug" ★~ International Hug Day: According to University of North Carolina researchers, … Continue reading January 21: Hug Day, Squirrel Appreciation Day, New England Clam Chowder Day
We told Congress…and they listened. WOOOHOOO! Thank you to everyone who stopped by Odd on Wednesday, January 18th to protest SOPA and PIPA and to find out more. Because we sent e-mails to our senators and representatives, and informed others, we’ve won for now: Congress dropped SOPA and PIPA today. On January 18th, 13 million … Continue reading SOPA and PIPA Bill Dropped By Congress!
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ January 20, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: "Cheese is milk's leap toward immortality." Clifton Fadiman ★~ Penguin Day: Put on your Happy Feet (shouldn’t be too hard since today is Friday) and MOVE IT for Penguins everywhere. Speaking of Happy Feet...Today is also.... ★~ International Fetish Day: Sticking to the facts—just the … Continue reading January 20: Penguin Day, Fetish Day, Cheese Day
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ January 19th ★~ Today’s Quote: Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. Edgar Allan Poe ★~Popcorn Day: I love popcorn, and as far as I’m concerned there is no better way to eat it than with … Continue reading January 19: Popcorn Day!
Call your elected officials. Tell them you are their constituent, and you oppose SOPA and PIPA. Why? From Wikipedia: SOPA and PIPA cripple the free and open internet. They put the onus on website owners to police user-contributed material and call for the blocking of entire sites, even if the links are not to infringing … Continue reading Tell Congress! Please Don’t Censor The Web!
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ January 17 ★~ Today’s Quote: The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. ~ Benjamin Franklin ★~ Pass Along Information Day: I do not watch the news and seldom listen to it on the radio. Kind of like my approach to religion. … Continue reading January 17: Pass Along Information Day, Sopa Legislation!
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ January 16,2012 ★~ Today’s Poem: "The Dragon of Grindly Grun" I'm the Dragon of Grindly Grun, I breathe fire as hot as the sun. When a knight comes to fight I just toast him on sight, Like a hot crispy cinnamon bun. When I see a fair damsel go … Continue reading January 16: Do Nothing Day, Dragon Day, Fig Newton Day, Hot and Spicy Day
`~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ January 15, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal.’” Martin Luther King ★~ Hat Day: Milliner Philip Treacy has perhaps … Continue reading January 15: Hat Day and Strawberry Ice Cream Day
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ January 14, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman. ~ Homer Simpson ★~ Dress Up Your Pet Day: I have been known to dress up our pups a time or two. . . Rascal loves to play dress-up. … Continue reading January 14: Dress Up Your Pet Day, Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ January 13, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: Superstition is foolish, childish, primitive and irrational - but how much does it cost you to knock on wood? ~Judith Viorst ★~ Friday The 13th: The number 13 has been unlucky for centuries. Some historians believe the superstition started with the 13 Apostles who … Continue reading January 13: Friday the 13th, Rubber Ducky Day, Peach Melba Day