October. Rabbit! Rabbit! In a few short hours the clock will strike midnight and a new day and month will roll over!  And you know what that means… It’s time to prepare for the first of October and all that can be yours by saying  “rabbit, rabbit!” The first words out of your mouth on […]

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Coffee Day, Michaelmas

by on September 29, 2014

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 29, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote: “Eat a goose on Michaelmas Day,  Want not for money all the year”  (Goose Day tradition) ★~ International Coffee Day: The El Morn-o-ers are very picky about their coffee. They don’t like flavored coffee, they do like flavored coffee, they want cream not milk, […]

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~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 28, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote:  Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart. ~ Confucius ★~ Drink A Beer Day: Raise a pint and toast to one of the oldest and most popular beverages in human history. There are hundreds of different varieties of beer, but they all fall into one […]

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Pancake Day, Johnny Appleseed

September 26, 2014

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 26, 2014 ★~Today’s Quote: We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. ~ T. S. Eliot ★~ Pancake Day: Who doesn’t love an excuse to dig into a fluffy stack of […]

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Comic Book, One Hit Wonders, Crab Newburg

September 25, 2014

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 25, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote:  It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it. ~ John Steinbeck ★~ Comic Book Day: Today is National Comic Book Day.  Not to be confused with the […]

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Punctuation, Bluebird of Happiness, Cherries Jubilee

September 24, 2014

★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 24, 2014 ★~ Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald  ★~ Punctuation Day:  Happy Punctuation Day!!!!! A celebration of the comma, correctly uses quotation marks, and proper use of periods semicolons, and the ever-mysterious ellipsis.  ★~Bluebird of Happiness Day: be like I, hold your head […]

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Equinox Fall Answers, Checkers Day

September 23, 2014

★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 23, 2013 Today’s Quote:  Life Starts All Over Again When It Get Crisp In The Fall – F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby ★~   Equi-nox Fall Answers  On Monday we celebrated  the September equinox, one of two days during the year that neither the North nor South Pole […]

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Fall, Hobbit Day, Elephant Day, White Chocolate

September 22, 2014

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 22, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote:  “For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together. For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad.” – Edwin Way Teale ★~ Fall has Arrived: Temperatures begin to drop in the Northern Hemisphere and the leaves begin to turn different […]

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Always Say Goodbye

September 21, 2014

His friends just left for college, My teen leads the goodbye choir. Heralding out a sound goodbye. He always says goodbye no matter what. Until goodbyes have been exchanged, he won’t make his final departure. Despite your quiet preference, your escape won’t go unnoticed. A baritone voice will ring out goodbye. His mother, in a […]

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Stealing Teen Time

September 21, 2014

My van, is now the primary mode of transportation for the newly formed Day Camp Division of Camp-Run-A-Pup. The director of Day Camp (my teen) claims that his Audi is not an appropriate dog vehicle, and the VW bug is too small. The van—once MY van—is just right. With a few modification, of course. The […]

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