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    Sending You A Letter

    October 9 – World Post Day It’s amazing how far communication has come in the past 2000 years. History has it that the first postal system existed as far back as 550 B.C. Recently, I found what I thought was…

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    Celebrating a Misunderstood Creature

    October 8 – World Octopus Day Those eight armed creatures that live in the world’s oceans? Celebrate those creatures? YES! Yes, they are a bit odd looking: eight tentacles with rows of suction cups on each arm, with eyes on…

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    Yes! You Matter!

    October 7 – You Matter to Me Have you ever wondered how much four little words might mean to someone? Today, we celebrate “You Matter to Me” Day. Begun by Linda Jew in 2010 after a tragedy, “You Matter to…

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    Flaunt Your Strange Side

    October 6 – Mad Hatter Day Today is a great day to flaunt your stranger side – It’s Mad Hatter Day. Did you know that long ago, mercury was used in the making of hats? Because of this, many “hatters”…

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    Eat Your Kale?

    As if you need encouragement to eat kale. Ok, yeah, I do too. But today is National Kale Day – time to consume some kale. My favorite way is to rub the leaves with olive oil and sprinkle with seasoning…