~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 25, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: There are elements of intrinsic beauty in the simplification of a house built on the log cabin idea. Gustav Stickley ★~ Log Cabin Day; I think we were suppose to celebrate Log Cabin Day yesterday, the last Sunday of the month. El Morno Friend Stevie … Continue reading June 25, 2012: Log Cabin Day, Catfish Day, Strawberry Parfait Day!
Last Sunday was Father’s Day. Cole and I have traveled over each Father’s Day since Joe died. We were in Italy the first year, Alaska the second, and Ireland the third. This is the first year we were home instead of being away. I was going to write a post last Sunday, but after a … Continue reading Father’s Day Question: Where’s Dad?
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 24, 2012 Clap twice! Today is Fairy Day! In J.M. Barrie’s 1902 novel The Little White Bird, he claims that fairies originated from the laughter of an infant. When the first baby laughed for the first time, his laugh broke into a million pieces and they all went skipping … Continue reading June 24, 2012: International Fairy Day, Praline Day, Pride Chicago
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 23, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: Hanging onto resentment is letting someone you despise live rent-free in your head.-- Ann Landers ★~ Let It Go Day: There’s baggage piled on every life, forever in the one’s way. Today’s a chance to let it go, and have a perfect day. Today, … Continue reading June 23, 2012: Let It Go, Pink Day, Typewriting Day, Camp Out Day, Pecan Sandie Day!!
I love the fact that my mom, my family, and friends fill my inbox with great links to interesting articles, funny pictures, tips, jokes, and political stuff that is not party-specific (though my sweet mom can send me anything she wants simply because she is my mother!). I’m not as crazy about the “forwards” that show up … Continue reading Thank You For Sharing!
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 22, 2012 ★~ Today's Quote: “Onion rings in the car cushions do not improve with time.” Erma Bombeck ★~ Take Your Dog To Work Day: About 1.4 million owners take some 2.3 million dogs to work every day, according to an American Pet Products Association survey last year. Some of … Continue reading June 22, 2012: Take Your Dog To Work, Onion Ring Day, Chocolate Eclair Day
★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 21, 2012 I wrote El Morno yesterday and thought I had posted it, but when loyal reader Mike commented on Carolee’s immigration post “What am I supposed to eat today,” I knew something was wrong. And when I looked, I realized what was wrong—no El Morno for June … Continue reading June 21, 2012: Teen Fondue, Cuckoo Warnings, Skateboarding, Royal Birthday’s, Peaches & Creme
Odd usually stays away from politics; however, sometimes you can’t discuss a subject on Facebook as well as you like and the President’s recent changes to immigration reform have certainly been a hot topic. So my dear odd friend Carolee, wrote a guest post for My Odd Family expressing her opinions on the subject. Carolee … Continue reading Immigration Reform: What’s Next?
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 20, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: “Whatever is dreamed on this night, will come to pass.”- William Shakespeare (From A Mid-Summer night’s Dream) ★~ Summer Solstice: According to the Farmers Almanac, the start of summer in the northern hemisphere is 1:16 p.m. today. The Summer Solstice represents the longest day of … Continue reading June 20, 2012, Summer Solstice, Ice Cream Soda Day,Vanilla Milkshake Day
Happy Martini Day! Well, officially it is “Dry Martini Day”. When my sweet mother visited, my brother-in-law (BIL) and sister-in-law (SIL) invited us over for cocktails before we all went out to dinner. My BIL is a modern day Renaissance man. He is a gourmet cook, plays beautiful piano music, and shakes a martini with … Continue reading The Duck that Didn’t Sizzle. My Poor Brother-in-Law!