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"The time has come," the Walrus said,
"To talk of many things:
Of shoes and ships and sealing wax,
Of cabbages and kings.
And why the sea is boiling hot.
And whether pigs have wings."
Lewis Carroll,
Through the Looking Glass

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APRIL 24

DNA Day
Hairstylists Appreciation Day
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
World Meningitis Day
Pig in a Blanket Day

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES ON APRIL 24
Armenian Genocide Memorial Day Armenia
First Day of Summer Iceland
Democracy Day Nepal
Concord Day Niger


Flags courtesy of ITA 's Flags of All Countries used with permission.

April 25

Plumbers Day
Parental Alienation Day
DNA Day
Hairball Awareness Day
Zucchini Bread Day
Red Hat Society Day
East meets West Day
World Penguin Day

Anzac Day Australia, Cook Islands, New Zealand, Niue, Samoa, Tonga
Sinai Liberation Day Egypt
Flag Day Faroe Islands
Children's Day Iceland
Liberation Day Italy, Switzerland
Armed Forces Day North Korea
Remembrance Day Papua New Guinea
Señor de la Justicia Peru
Fundacion Espanola Peru
Liberty Day Portugal
National Flag Day Swaziland
World Malaria Day United Nations

For a listing of all the holidays and observances for last month, this month and next month visit my Calendar page


DEAR LORD...

So far today, God, I've done all right... I haven't gossiped, I haven't lost my temper, I haven't been grumpy, greedy, nasty, selfish or self-indulgent.

I'm very thankful for that. But in a few minutes, God, I'm going to get out of bed.....and from then on, I'm going to need a lot of help.

AMEN

The objective of all dedicated employees is to thoroughly analyze all situations, anticipate all problems prior to their occurrence, have answers for these problems, and move swiftly to solve these problems when called upon.
alligators
But when you're up to your ass in alligators, it is hard to remember you were originally hired to drain the swamp.
The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren.
- Thomas Paine
I am a citizen, not of Athens or Greece, but of the world
- Socrates
I love humanity better than my country.
- François Fènelon
The love of one's country is a natural thing. But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals
I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth. I am a citizen of the world.
- Eugene Debs
I believe that every right implies a responsibility.
- John D. Rockefeller



Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.
- Carl W. Buechner

This Week's Cartoon

From "Today¹s Cartoon by Randy Glasbergen", posted with special permission. For reprint information and many more cartoons, please visit Randy's site @www.glasbergen.com or e-mail: randy@glasbergen.com

Hello . . .
. . .and welcome to my corner of the world on the web.
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If you want to know who I am, click on my picture on the left. When you have finished, close the page and you will return here.
There are a lot of pages to see here, too many to see at one time, so bookmark this page as a favourite and come back often. I even add new pages once in a while.

The pages are grouped into categories so you can choose the area in which you are most interested. The categories are:
The Serious Side - Poems and other writings that I hope will give you inspiration, comfort or inner peace.
Just for Fun - Fun things gleaned from emails and other sources designed to make you smile.
Puzzles - A few exercises for the mind.
It's About Time - As we approached the third millennium, I got curious about why the year was 1999 (the answer may not be quite what you thought). Other questions occurred to me such as, "Why are there 60 minutes in an hour?" and "Where did we get the names for the months and week days?" Here are the answers I found.
Calendar - A calendar for the current month including holidays and observances for each day of the month.
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