~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ October 25, 2012 ★~Today’s Quote: “I am woman, hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore, and I know too much to go back and pretend.” Helen Reddy ★~ Sourest Day: To emphasize the balance of things in nature. A day for sour (Sauer) people. If you got up on … Continue reading Sourest Day| Greasy Food Day!
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ October 24, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: "When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on Earth. So what the hell, leap." ~ Cynthia Heimel ★~ Punk Day: Throw on a British/Irish punk accent, … Continue reading Punk Day| Bologna Day| Good & Plenty Candy Day!
This week is "Block Book Week" at Cole's Waldorf high school. Please scream and throw yourself into a chair. Sigh heavily. Thank you. Misery loves company. Waldorf students do not work from published textbooks; they create their own books. In high school, their "books" are due at the end of the block of study and … Continue reading Waldorf Education| Block Book Nights| Communism
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ October 23rd, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: I was so naive as a kid I used to sneak behind the barn and do nothing. ~ Johnny Carson ★~ National Mole Day: Celebrated from 6:02am-6:02pm Mole Day commemorates Avogadro's Number (6.02 x 10^23), which is a basic measuring unit in chemistry. For … Continue reading National Mole Day| TV Talk Show Host Day| Boston Crème Pie Day!
★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ October 22, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: You're only as young as the last time you changed your mind. ~ Timothy Leary ★~ International Caps Lock Day: Today, when you use your BIG LETTERS, you aren’t shouting; you’re celebrating INTERNATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY! A whole day dedicated to something that drives most … Continue reading International Cap Lock Day| Nut Day!
Waldorf schools inspire a lot of projects. In fact, every single lesson has an art component. Cole has built a cave dwelling, sculpted an otter that lived in a real water stream, the Roman Coliseum and something that required a lot of sand. I can’t remember the project, but I do remember the sand because … Continue reading Honor Roll Mom
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ October 21, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance. ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge ★~ Babbling Day: OK, all you chatterboxes. Let your mouth run free and babble to your hearts content. ★~ Count Your Buttons Day: Did you know that in 1940s England, a … Continue reading Babbling Day| Count Your Buttons Day| International Day of the Nacho| Pumpkin Cheesecake Day
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ October 20, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: The light at the end of the tunnel is not an illusion. The tunnel is. ~Anonymous ★~ Sweetest Day: Today is Sweetest Day! Originally named “The Sweetest Day of the Year,” this holiday celebrates all things sweet. Although it may sound similar to Valentine’s … Continue reading Sweetest Day| Brandied Fruit Day!
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ October 19, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: “Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves—slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future. Live the actual moment.” Thich Nhat Hanh: ★~ National Mammogram Day: There probably aren't many people who haven't had a … Continue reading National Mammogram Day| Evaluate Your Life Day| Seafood Bisque Day
This week I had a whole morning free and decided to visit King Spa as a friend had recently mentioned enjoying her visit to this spa. The King Spa website assured me that I would be relaxing in whirlpools and baking in saunas that would cleanse my body of toxins and purify me while refreshing … Continue reading King Spa – Nakey-Butt Bath House