New Year’s Eve, etc.

December 31, 2008

The last chance this year
To do something crazy, or
Just a little fun.

It’s Make Up Your Mind Day, New Year’s Eve, and Unlucky Day.  I’m reminded of ‘Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?‘ by the Lovin’ Spoonful.

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National Bicarbonate of Soda Day

December 30, 2008

Another name for
Bicarbonate of soda
Is baking soda.

It’s National Bicarbonate of Soda Day.


Pepper Pot Day

December 29, 2008

What’s a pepper pot?
It’s a bunch of tripe, mixed with
Meat and peppercorn.

It’s Pepper Pot Day.


Card Playing Day, etc.

December 28, 2008

Have fun playing cards;
Be it Rook, Pinochle, or
Some other card game.

It’s Card Playing Day and Bingo Month.


Make Cut Out Snowflakes Day, etc.

December 27, 2008

Ain’t it a bit late,
To be cutting out snowflakes?
At least, I think so.

It’s Make Cut Out Snowflakes Day and National Fruitcake Day.


Boxing Day, etc.

December 26, 2008

Time to give boxes,
Filled with all kinds of good things,
For service people.

It’s Boxing Day and Kwanzaa.


Only 365 Shopping Days Left!

December 25, 2008

I’ve mentioned it before but the holiday season used to start after Thanksgiving.   Christmas decorations used to not go up until after Thanksgiving.  Then, it became a week or two before Thanksgiving, then just after Halloween.  Now, I’m seeing them go up before that.  If this trend keeps up, and Christmas decorations keep going up earlier and earlier, then soon we’ll be shopping for Christmas year-round.  And we’ll eventually see signs that say:

Only 365

Shopping

Days Left!