Content Warning: Discussion of Abuse. “National Day of Hope is held on the first Wednesday in April every year. It is a day of inspiration and motivation for everyone to wake up to the need to rescue children and adults who are passing through phases of abuse of different kinds, sicknesses, and traumatic experiences. The … Continue reading Abuse – How It Ties Into The Day of Hope
April is Autism Awareness Month and April 2 is National World Autism day. Hello, and welcome to April - the month that is packed full of great blogging opportunities. The one we are going to focus on today is near and dear to my heart. I have always been around people with special needs, from … Continue reading Autism Awareness Month
In 1828 the word Hope received a new definition. Prior to 1828 it was defined as a wish, with Webster’s dictionary defining it further as confidence in the future. In 1991 Dr. Rosalind Tompkins founded Mothers in Crisis which began as a support group for women that grew into a full-service non-profit organization providing community-based … Continue reading National Month of Hope
I sure did not know there was a national puppy day. I for sure do not own a puppy. My ole girl is 13 now. That being said, sometimes especially when food is involved, she still seems very much a puppy. I think back to when she was a puppy, we did not like each … Continue reading National Puppy Day – Yay!
Ya’ll have you ever felt like you were the most awkward person on the face of the earth? I have felt like that my entire life. I would have entire conversations in my head with myself trying to get myself to not be as awkward. Truth is that it just gave me an ulcer because … Continue reading Today is Awkward Moments Day!
Daylight savings time will start on March 13 this year, more than a full week before the official start of Spring. It took me forever to remember or understand the Spring forward and fall backward (which fits with the seasons). When I was a kid in Louisiana, barefoot and tan, I could not wait for … Continue reading Daylight Savings
Mardi Gras Day is March 1 2022. Fat Tuesday is the last day of the Carnival season as it always falls the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Most people think of Mardi Gras as a parade, costumes, drinking, boobs, king cake, and craziness. Mardi Gras is French for "Fat Tuesday", reflecting … Continue reading Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday
Growing up in a small town which was mainly a logging/paper mill town, it felt like there were three groups of people in my school – the rich, the people pretending to be rich, and the poor. With very little in-between the divide, there was competition made out of everything. Who would have the best … Continue reading Valentine’s Memories
Thoughtfulness is something that we as a world do not pay enough attention to. If we thought about our neighbors more and what we could do to better their lives instead of always thinking about how to better our own, we would live in a different world. Throughout my life I have had the honor … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness
Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month, but the history behind this month is much more than that. It dates way back to a much more complicated time. My job is not to educate you on black History month Facts. Clearly, I am not the person … Continue reading Black History Month