The goal of unplug day is for us to (paraphrasing Timothy Leary here) turn off, tune out, and drop off. That is, stop using our cell phones, smartphones, laptops, tablets, PCs, iPods, et cetera, and come back from the virtual world into the physical world where our spouses, children, partners, and pets actually live. … Continue reading Unplug? Just Say NO!
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ March 23, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting. Dave Barry ★~ National Day of Unplugging: Unplugging days runs from sundown Friday, March 23 to sundown, Saturday, March 24. With 66% of people … Continue reading March 23, 2012: Unplug Day, Puppy Day, Chips & Dip Day
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ March 22, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: It is a happy talent to know how to play. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson ★~ Goof-Off-Day: Embrace the Ferris Bueller approach to life! Check in with your inner adolescent, and reconnect to a wonderful, carefree, and thrilling spirit that nourishes your soul. It’s a beautiful … Continue reading March 22, 2012: Goof-Off Day, Coq Au Vin Day, World Water Day!
Car Shopping. Cole STILL (after all it has been 2 weeks!!) has not found a car but we are working on it. The Saab that he desperately wanted was kabashed by his grandmother and his grandmother’s dear lifelong friend and godmother to my childhood gerbils. This dear friend’s dear husband has been in the car … Continue reading Car Shopping with my Teen.
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ March 21, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: The happiest memories are of moments that ended when they should have. ~Robert Brault ★~ Common Courtesy Day: I often find it amusing that the people who often whine loudest about other people’s lack of manners are the worst offenders. Doesn’t common courtesy boil … Continue reading March 21, 2012: Courtesy, Memory, Fragrance, French Bread Day!
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ March 20, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: Imagine what our real neighborhoods would be like, if each of us offered as a matter of course, just one kind word to another person... One kind word has a wonderful way of turning into many.” Fred Rogers ★~ The vernal equinox has sprung: … Continue reading March 20, 2012: Vernal Equinox, Meat Out, Ravioli Day, Bockbier Day,
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ March 19, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: He was a bold man that first eat an oyster. ~Jonathan Swift ★~ St. Joseph Day: The Feast of St. Joseph or La Festa di San Giuseppe was credited with preventing a famine in Sicily and as a result, the day is commonly commemorated with a festival … Continue reading March 19, 2012: St. Joseph Day, Poultry Day, Chocolate Caramel Day
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ March 18, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote's: Not all who wander are lost. ~ J. R. R. Tolkien ★~ Goddess of Fertility Day: In the ancient times, a few days before the spring equinox, women wishing to conceive would make offerings to the Greek goddess, Aphrodite, and to other gods and goddesses … Continue reading March 18, 2012, Goddess of Fertility Day, Awkward Moment Day, Oatmeal Cookie Day.
Kiss Me I'm Irish Kiss Me I'm Irish, Too Shot of Whiskey For My Friend! Well, at least she did not bite me. Bailey? Are you still there?
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morn-O! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ March 17, 2011 Click on Hats for an bit of the Irish! ★~ Today’s Quote: I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and … Continue reading March 17, 2012: St Patrick’s Day, Corned Beef & Cabbage Day, Corndog Day