Pretend To Be A Time Traveler Day
Worldwide Candle Lighting Day
World Choral Day
Chocolate Brownie Day
International Children's Day
Take it in the Ear Day
National Youth Day
Immaculate Conception Day
Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Chile, Colombia, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea,
Italy, Liechtenstein, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Nicaragua, Peru, Portugal, San
Marino, Seychelles, Spain, Switzerland, Vatican City
Our Lady of Camarin Day
St. Clement of Ohrid
Northern Mariana Islands
Virgin of Caacupé Day
Blessing of the Waters (Beach Day)
For a listing of all the holidays and observances for last month, this month
and next month
visit my Calendar page
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.
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.
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
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
- Pablo Casals
I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth. I am a citizen of the
- 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
- 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
Hello . . .
. . .and welcome to my
corner of the world on the web.
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
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
Just for Fun
- Fun things gleaned from emails and other sources designed to make you smile.
- 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
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.
- A calendar for the current month including holidays and observances for each
day of the month.
Click on a banner at right to visit the pages that interest you.