Wednesday, July 31, 2013

U.S. Patent Day

     No, I do not have one. I've often heard of those who jokingly say they should have one because they think they thought of an idea first. Today is U.S. Patent Day and patent often go hand in hand with inventions or discoveries, to protect them. If you have ever had a patent, today is your day to be thankful for them.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Cheesecake Day

     It's cheesecake day a day to be thankful for cheesecake. I enjoy cheesecake, usually with some kind of fruit topping. So does everyone else in my family. Sometimes it even becomes birthday cake at our house. Are you thankful for this wonderful treat?

Monday, July 29, 2013

Lasagna Day

     One may think of Garfield the cat today for today is Lasagna Day. I like eating lasagna and my wife makes good lasagna. I don't think I'll be having it today though but that doesn't mean I can't be thankful for it. Are you?

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Parents' Day

     I am one and my and my Dad and Mom are too What are we? Parents and today is Parents' Day. While I can't say that all parents through history have been good, some have been really bad, I can say that without them we wouldn't be here. Let's use today to be thankful for our parents.

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Bugs Bunny Day

     What's Up Doc? It's Bugs Bunny Day. I grew up watching cartoons staring Bug Bunny. I was never able to figure out if he was the good guy or the bad guy. It's been awhile since I've seen one. And if I did I'm sure I would still enjoy it.

     Today is a day to be thankful for Bug's Bunny and other cartoons that brought us good laughs.

Friday, July 26, 2013

Aunt and Uncle Day

     A couple days ago was Cousins Day, today is a day for their folks, today is Aunt and Uncle Day. I remember my Aunts and Uncles and I remember them visiting or visiting them and it always nice to hear from them. Today we will take the time to be thankful for Aunts and Uncles. Come to think of it, I am an Uncle.....

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Merry-Go-Round Day

     It is Merry-Go-Round Day. I remember one of these from childhood days at the elementary school I attended. It was the most popular thing on the play ground. Now you don't find very many of them. There is one where we will be heading camping soon and guess what, it is the most popular thing on the play ground and my kids love it.

     Yes, I'm thankful for Merry-Go-Rounds and the fun I've had on them.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Cousins Day

     Not everyone has one but today is cousins day. I have 4 cousins. If I count right my kids have 21+ cousins. Cousins are family. I don't remember seeing my cousins a lot but enjoyed getting together with them. Likewise, my kids don't see their cousins a lot but enjoy getting together with them. So, today, let's be thankful for cousins.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Mosquito Day

     I don't know. It is Mosquito Day, can one be thankful for such pests. Pests that buzz around you at night keeping you awake. That bite you, filling them selves with your blood leaving you with itchy spots. Of course they do become food for many creatures and they disappear when it gets cold so today we'll try to be thankful got mosquitoes.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Summer Leisure Day

     People enjoy summer and people enjoy leisure time, time to relax and enjoy what might not normally be enjoyed. Today is Summer Leisure Day a day to be thankful for the leisure time we have and the rest, relaxation, and enjoyment that can come form such times.

Sunday, July 21, 2013

National Ice Cream Day

     Who doesn't like ice cream? While vanilla may be the most common, ice cream can be bought or made in many, many flavors. It can be eaten in cakes, or with cakes, in sandwiches, pizza, cones, in a bowl by itself.... It can also be topped with fruits, nuts, syrup.....

     Today is National Ice Cream Day so go eat some ice cream but don't forget to be thankful for the ice cream you eat.

Saturday, July 20, 2013

National Hot Dog Day

     One of the videos my kids like to watch on the Internet is how hot dogs are made and today is National Hot Dog Day. Yeah, they may seem kind of gross when you watch that but a hot dog on a stick over a fire is great. Of course, I do like mine covered in chili.... Let's be thankful for hot dogs today.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Stick Your tongue Out Day

     It is Stick Your tongue Out Day. No we are not going to stick our tongues out at somebody but you could stick it out at a mirror so you can see it and think of how wonderful it is and of the amazing things that can be done with it. After you've done that say thank you for your tongue.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Cow Appreciation Day

     Have you ever been thankful for cows? Have you ever enjoyed a glass of cold milk. Or, maybe a hamburger or a steak. And just maybe you have enjoyed sticking your head out a car window and mooing at a cow. Today we can be thankful for cows.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Sewing Machine Day

     Today is Sewing Machine Day. Who has one in their house? We have two. I remember m grandmother having more than two. It's been many years since I've learned how to use one and I have made several things with one. Regardless if you have one or not, chances are, you are wearing something that was sewn on one. So let's take today to be thankful for sewing machines.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Fresh Spinach Day

     I suppose I can right about this one, maybe not....... It's Fresh Spinach Day. I am not a fan of Spinach but I've heard it is suppose to be good for you and I've heard people like it so we can be thankful for it.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Gummi Worm Day

     It's Gummi Worm Day. Do you like to eat gummi worms? I have kids that do and I've seen them used for fun I some kind of salad made to look like dirt. No, they are not real worms but candy of various flavors and colors.. so, today we can be thankful for candy gummi worms and worms if you want.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Tape Measure Day

     It is Tape Measure Day. How often do you use a tape measure? In my job working with quality, I use them often to make sure things are right. I have at least three currently, 2 at work and one at home. The one at home often is used by the 3 year old as a chainsaw. Let's be thankful today for such a useful and fun device.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

National French Fry Day

     It is National French Fry Day. I don't know about you, nut I like french fries. I like them dipped in ketchup or barbecue sauce. I know others like them dipped in other things. Lately I've preferred them baked over fired in oil and not covered in salt because I want them to be somewhat healthier. So today I'll be thankful for french fries.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Paper Bag Day

     Who has stopped to think about paper bags. I've used them time and time again – for groceries mostly but for lunches too. I've even used them for other things but what would one do without them? I suppose plastic but paper has been used longer.... Let's be thankful for paper bags

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Cheer Up The Lonely

     Here is a day for you - Cheer Up The Lonely Day. Have you ever had a time when you have felt lonely? Have you ever had someone come a long and cheer you up. Were you thankful? Not only can today be a reminder that there are lonely people that need cheering up but that we should be thankful for those who take the time to cheer them up.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Piña Colada Day

     When ever I think of Piña Colada I'll think of our wedding for it was a Piña Colada punch that was served at the reception afterwards. It was the first time I had ever had it and it was good. Now my kids like it to, do you? I'll be thankful for Piña Colada today, not only because it taste good but for the memories I have tied to it.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

National Sugar Cookie Day

     Who likes sugar cookies? I like to eat them and I would say the rest of my family does too. And the kids love to make them in various shapes and frost them. I still remember making them one time – long time ago – I was making heart shaped ones and my niece was helping. As I cut them out she put them on the pan and then squishing them. Anyways, lets be thankful for Sugar Cookies today.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Video Game Day.

     I can still remember my first video game a console that played some kind of pong. Than I eventually got an Atari 2600 and it was a lot of fun and then I got a Nitendo and then a computer. Video games as long as we control them and don't waste too much time on them can be enjoyable and stimulating depending on the game and for that I'm thankful.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Macaroni Day

     Many a kid I have know loves to eat macaroni and cheese. I prefer my macaroni in the shape of spaghetti noodles or lasagna noodles, etc. I also enjoy various macaroni salads that my wife or daughter make. Yes I am thankful for Macaroni, are you?

Saturday, July 6, 2013

World Kiss Day

     When I told my wife it was World Kiss Day she asked if that meant we had to kiss the ground.... I enjoy being able to kiss my wife and my youngest children like to plant wet kisses on me and then I pretend to melt. Are you thankful for Kisses?

Friday, July 5, 2013

Graham Cracker Day

     It's Graham Cracker Day, a day to be thankful for cereal material, pie crust material, smore material or just a snack. Graham Crackers get used for many things at our house and are liked by all so today we'll be thankful for Graham Crackers.

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Independence Day

     It is Independence Day in America, a day set aside to celebrate our countries independence. As we celebrate, let's not forget to be thankful to God for the independence that this country has had for with out God it would never have been.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Stay Out Of The Sun Day

     It is Stay Out Of The Sun Day. Now I know there are a lot of people who would like to be in the sun and I know there are people who would love to be in the shade – out of the sun. We need both Too little sun can be bad as well as to much sun. So who wants to be thankful today for sun and shade?

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

I forgot Day

     Have you ever forgotten something? Have you ever wished somethings were forgotten. Have you ever been thankful for forgetfulness, like the time someone forgot you messed up? Not all forgetfulness is bad when you look at it like that. Let's be thankful that bad things can be forgot..

Monday, July 1, 2013

U.S. Postage Stamp Day

     Today is U.S. Postage Stamp Day. I can remember when you could by 20 stamps with a dollar and have change left over. I won't test my memory to see how love I can remember them. I can also remember a time when I collected stamps and had stamp albums and would by used stamps. I also remember using lots of stamps righting to a beautiful young lady. I quit writing to her when I brought her home as my wife :) I was thankful for stamps and still am.