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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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SEPTEMBER 15

8-Track Tape Day
Google.com Day
Greenpeace Day
International Day of Democracy
International Dot Day
LGBT Center Awareness Day
Linguine Day
Neonatal Nurses Day
Software Freedom Day
Make a Hat Day
Felt Hat Day

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES ON SEPTEMBER 15
Exhaltation of the Cross Holiday Armenia
International Day of Peace Australia
Cochabamba Day Holiday Bolivia [Regional]
Independence Day Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
Respect for the Aged Day Japan
Virgin Mary of the Seven Sorrows Day Slovakia
Nuestra Seņora de la Bien Aparecida Spain [Cantabria]
International Day of Democracy United Nations


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

September 16
Get Ready Day
Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day
Guacamole Day
Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day
Wrinkled Raincoat Day
Collect Rocks Day
Play Doh Day
Working Parents Day

Ordino Andorra
Martyrs' Day Libya
}Malaysia Day
}Birthday of Yang di-Pertua of Sabah
Malaysia
Constitution Day Papua New Guinea
Independence Day Mexico, Papua New Guinea
National Heroes' Day Saint Kitts and Nevis
Owain Glyndwr Day United Kingdom (Wales)
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer United Nations
}Mayflower Day
}Stepfamily Day
United States of America

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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