Monthly Archives: January 2020

ON THIS DAY: January 31, 2020

January 31st is Inspire Your Heart with Art Day Backward Day Gorilla Suit Day * Hot Chocolate Day Social Security Appreciation Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Anna Pavlova, Jackie Robinson and Ulrica Messing, click

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Word Cloud: DREAM

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD February is Black History Month in the United States. When Martin Luther King Jr. made his famous speech, “I Have a Dream,” in 1963, he wasn’t the first African-American to talk about a dream for a … Continue reading

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A Poem for Dia da Saudade

I was intrigued by the Brazilian Dia da Saudade, which was roughly translated as “Longing for What is Absent Day.” So I went in search of a poem which might illustrate the feeling, and found “Before” by Ada Limón, which … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: January 30, 2020

January 30th is Croissant Day Lone Ranger Day * Fred Korematsu Day * School Day of Nonviolence and Peace _______________________________________ MORE! Barbara Tuchman, Fred Korematsu and Sally Yates, click

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ON THIS DAY: January 29, 2020

January 29th is Corn Chip Day Curmudgeons Day Freethinkers Day * National Puzzle Day * Seeing Eye Dog Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Alice Evans, Paddy Chayefsky and Oprah Winfrey, click

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ON THIS DAY: January 28, 2020

January 28th is Blueberry Pancake Day National Kazoo Day * Pride and Prejudice Day * International Data Privacy Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Jane Austen, José Martí and Nalia Kabeer, click

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ON THIS DAY: January 27, 2020

January 27th is National Chocolate Cake Day National Geographic Day * Thomas Crapper Day * International Day in Memory of the Holocaust Victims * _______________________________________ MORE! Neel Doff, Gastón Suárez and Leontyne Price, click

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TCS: This World Upside Down – In Memorium

Good Morning!   __________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: January 26, 2020

January 26th is Dental Drill Day * Peanut Brittle Day National Spouses Day International Customs Day * Toad Hollow Day of Encouragement * _______________________________________ MORE! Alda Facio, Gustavo Dudamel and Libby Lane, click

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ON THIS DAY: January 25, 2020

January 25th is Irish Coffee Day * Opposite Day (Robert) Burns Night * A Room of One’s Own Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Anna Gardner, Juventino Rosas and Gloria Naylor, click

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