Monthly Archives: April 2020

ON THIS DAY: April 30, 2020

April 30th is Adopt a Shelter Pet Day Bugs Bunny Day * National Honesty Day National Military Brats Day International Jazz Day * Oatmeal Cookie Day _________________________________________ MORE! Alice B. Toklas, Simon Kuznets and Helen Suzman, click

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ON THIS DAY: April 29, 2020

April 29th is ‘Peace’ Rose Day * Shrimp Scampi Day Zipper Day * International Dance Day * Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare *_______________________________________ MORE! C.P. Cavafy, Maya Deren and Francis Meilland, click

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ON THIS DAY: April 28, 2020

April 28th is Biological Clock Day Blueberry Pie Day Great Poetry Reading Day Workers’ Memorial Day * National Brave Hearts Day * Occupational Safety & Health Day _________________________________________ MORE! Na Hye-sok, Terry Prachett and Elena Kagan, click

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ON THIS DAY: April 27, 2020

April 27th is Babe Ruth Day * Prime Rib Day World Tapir Day Record Store Day Little Pampered Dog Day Mantanzas Mule Day * ________________________________________ MORE! Mumtaz Mahal, August Wilson and Kristen Griest, click

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TCS: Musings and Poetry for Little Pampered Dog Day

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

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ON THIS DAY: April 26, 2020

April 26th is National Audubon Day * Kids and Pets Day Lesbian Visibility Day National Pretzel Day Richter Scale Day * World Intellectual Property Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Natalie Curtis, I.M. Pei and Marilyn Nelson, click

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A Poem for National Audubon Day

April 26, 1785 – John James Audubon is born, American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter best know for his extensive studies of American birds and his detailed illustrations of the birds in their natural habitats. The Birds of America is his masterwork, a … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: April 25, 2020

April 25th is DNA Day * Hug  Thank a Plumber Day Red Hat Society Day * World Malaria Day Zucchini Bread Day _________________________________________ MORE! Kojo Houénou, Corín Tellado and Robert Noyce, click

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ON THIS DAY: April 24, 2020

April 24th is Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day * Fashion Revolution Day * Library of Congress Day * Sauvignon Blanc Day World Meningitis Day World Day for Laboratory Animals ____________________________________ MORE! Tomitaro Makino, Eliana Gil and Dawda Jawara, click

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Word Cloud: DELIGHT

by Nona Blyth Cloud Happy Birthday, William Shakespeare! Tradition says Shakespeare was born April 23. While Shakespeare (1564-1616) is best remembered  for his plays, his sonnets are what first brought him fame. There’s been much speculation about just who inspired them. Most … Continue reading

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