National Macaroon Day, etc.

May 31, 2009

Eat a macaroon,
Or two, or possibly three,
Heck, eat lots of them.


It’s National Macaroon DaySave Your Hearing Day, World No Tobacco Day, Emergency Medical Services Week (week 4), and Older Americans Month.

Water a Flower Day

May 30, 2009

Water a flower
With your big watering can,
Or your garden hose.


It’s Water a Flower Day.

National Recommitment Month

May 29, 2009

Nothing for today;
But recommit to something
Anytime this month.


It’s National Recommitment Month.  This started out as “there’s nothing today / at least specifically / check another day”, but I decided to do something for the month.

Amnesty International Day

May 28, 2009

Protect human rights,
And providing awareness;
That’s what they’re about.


It’s Amnesty International Day.

Sun Screen Day

May 27, 2009

Something we should do,
Is make sure to wear sunscreen,
To protect ourselves.


It’s Sun Screen Day.

Sally Ride Day

May 26, 2009

Ride in outer space,
American astronaut,
And the first woman.


It’s Sally Ride Day.  When I first saw the name for this day I thought of the song “Mustang Sally“.

Tap Dance Day, etc.

May 25, 2009

Tap, tap, tap-i-ty,
The shoes constantly make noise,
As the dancer moves.


It’s National Missing Children’s DayTap Dance Day, Victoria Day (Canada)Memorial Day, Towel Day, and National Barbecue Month.  For some reason I’m reminded of “The Little Shoemaker“.  Maybe it’s the tapping at the beginning, or the dancing girl in the middle.