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National Custodial Workers Recognition Day

{Unsplash.com Photo} This day is meant to show appreciation to all those that keep our schools, offices and buildings clean.  They are often under-appreciated and overlooked as they work behind the scenes after hours.  Show your appreciation by leaving them a “Thank you” note or treat.  Be considerate and keep your desk or workspace clean. … Continue Reading

National Name Your Car Day

{Unsplash.com Photo} If you haven’t already, this is the day that you should give your car a name.  After all, you spend a lot of time with it.  Giving your car a name is a way to show you appreciate all it does for you. Most new model year cars become available for purchase on … Continue Reading

International Day of Non-Violence

{Unsplash.com Photo} The United Nations General Assembly designated October 2 as the International Day of Non-Violence in recognition of the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence. The resolution promotes “the universal relevance of the principle of non-violence” and the desire “to secure … Continue Reading

National Fried Scallops Day

{Unsplash.com Photo} There’s no better time to enjoy some fried scallops than on October 2nd!  Serve them lightly fried on a bed of rice pilaf and enjoy.  For many regions along the East Coast, scallop harvesting season ranges through the end of September.  So naturally, celebrating scallops should occur shortly thereafter.  The earliest reference we … Continue Reading

Guardian Angel Day

{Unsplash.com Photo} The Feast of the Guardian Angels is a Catholic festival celebrated annually on October 2nd. This day was first designated in 1608 by Pope Paul V as a day to feast in honor of guardian angels.  Pope Clement X changed the date to 2 October.  Pay tribute to your guardian angel with thanks … Continue Reading

World Day for Farmed Animals

{Unsplash.com Photo} World Day for Farmed Animals (originally World Farm Animals Day) has been observed since 1983 to raise awareness of the abuses of animal farming and to memorialize the billions of cows, pigs, and other  animals slaughtered for food throughout the world. The date was selected to occur on the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, … Continue Reading