~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ April 22, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quotes:  “Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together … all things connect.” —Chief Seattle“Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are […]


Chicago Rooster Number Two

by on April 21, 2014

Look closely. Cole would have gotten a better picture outside the car, but he said the honking behind us and yelling discouraged him. He’s cute tho, isn’t he? It’s legal to raise (I’m pretty sure you don’t rear them) chickens, both hens and roosters, in Chicago. Hens are more popular because they don’t crow, and […]


~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ April 21, 2014 ★~Today’s Quote: If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I’ll bet they’d live a lot differently. ~ Bill Watterson ★~Dyngus Day: In Poland, Easter Monday is known as Wet Easter Monday, when boys try to drench girls with buckets of water, squirt guns, or whatever’s […]


Happy Easter to Everybunny!

April 20, 2014

★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ April 20, 2014 Happy Easter! My Teenage Bunny isn’t little anymore, but he’s still pretty cute. Odd Loves Company,

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Garlic Day, Amaretto Day, Odds and Ends

April 19, 2014

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ April 19th, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote: “To dream that you are eating garlic denotes that you will discover hidden secrets and meet with some domestic jar. To dream that there is garlic in the house is lucky.” Richard Folkard in ‘Plant Lore’ (1884) ★~ Garlic Day: Native to central Asia, garlic has […]

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Animal Cracker Day, International Jugglers Day

April 18, 2014

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ April 18, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote:   The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.~ e. e. cummings ★~ Animal Cracker Day: Lions and tigers, and bears and elephants… OH MY! Who doesn’t love the crunch and sweetness of an animal cracker? Animal-shaped crackers were first brought to the United States during the […]

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High Five Day, Blah Blah Day, Haiku Poetry Day, Cheeseball Day

April 17, 2014

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ April 17, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote: “Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things” – Ray Bradbury ★~  National High Five Day:  Nobody knows who invented the high five. NBA player Derek Smith claimed that […]

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Stress Awareness Day, Librarian Day, Eggs Benedict Day

April 16, 2014

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ April 16, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote:  The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. ~William James ★~ Stress Awareness Day:  The real problem with stress is that, for such a well understood and universally experienced condition, as a society we deal with it so […]

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Lunar Eclipse, Rubber Eraser Day, Wild Guess Day, Spiral Ham Day

April 15, 2014

★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ April 15, 2014 Luna Eclipse: April 15, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote:  “We all shine on…like the moon and the stars and the sun…we all shine on…come on and on and on…”  ― John Lennon ★~ Rubber Eraser Day: Without the invention of the rubber eraser, our faux pas would not […]

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Passover, Laughter Day, Reach High Day, Pecan Pie Day

April 14, 2014

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ April 14, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote: Blessed are the joymakers. ~ N. P. Willis ★~ Passover: Passover is an eight-day Jewish festival that celebrates the emancipation of the Israelites. Jewish families usually celebrate Passover on the first two nights of the holiday. They hold seders to retell the story of the Israelites’ […]

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