National Epitaph Day

National Epitaph Day. A bit morbid and something most of us really don’t want to think about. However, who knows what your family will put on your tombstone when you are gone. I, myself, do not want something sweet and sappy. It is not me. Although I am a mother, friend, daughter, etc., and, of course, I am beloved, I…

International Guitar Month

April is International Guitar Month.  The guitar is an old instrument, having  been around for some 3,300 years ago, although they didn’t quite look like today’s instruments. The word guitar is descended from the Latin word cithara, the modern guitar itself is not believed to have descended from the Roman instrument. There are many theories of where the modern guitar comes from.. One commonly cited theory is…

National Handwriting Day

In this day of electronic communication, the art of handwriting has gone by the wayside. Or has it? Nope. It is actually on the rise again. “With the popularity of scrapbooking, cardmaking and other paper crafts, we are seeing more Americans returning to pens and pencils for the warmth and personal touch they lend to any document,” Baker explained. “People enjoy…

National Popcorn Day!

“Hey want some popcorn?” “No thanks I am not hungry.” 30 seconds later when you smell that popcorn popping in the microwave your stomach says you must have some. Two minutes later you are eating some wonderful salted buttery popcorn. Has this happened to you? It is a typical occurrence in our household and I am betting in many of yours. I am also…