ON THIS DAY: May 9, 2019

May 9th is

Butterscotch Brownie Day

National Sleepover Day

World Moscato Wine Day

National Lost Sock Memorial Day

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ON THIS DAY: May 8, 2019

May 8th is

Coconut Cream Pie Day

National Student Nurse Day *

World Ovarian Cancer Day *

Animal Disaster Preparedness Day

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day *

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ON THIS DAY: May 7, 2019

May 7th is

Beaufort Wind Scale Day

Cystinosis Awareness Day *

Roast Leg of Lamb Day

Cosmopolitan Cocktail Day

National Barrier Awareness Day *

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ON THIS DAY: May 6, 2019

May 6th is

Beverage Day

Crepe Suzette Day

Joseph Brackett Day *

National Nurses Day *

No Homework Day

International No Diet Day *

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TCS: Independent Bookstores – Dreams Built of Wood and Paper

. . . Good Morning!

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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 comment.

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You see, bookshops are dreams built of wood and paper.
They are time travel and escape and knowledge and power.
They are, simply put, the best of places.

― Jen Campbell, ‘The Bookshop Book’

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ON THIS DAY: May 5, 2019

May 5th is

Cinco de Mayo

Cartoonists’ Day *

Enchilada Day

International Midwives Day *

Revenge of the Fifth Day *

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ON THIS DAY: May 4, 2019

May 4th is

Bird Day *

World Give Day *

Candied Orange Peel Day

Respect for Chickens Day *

Intergalactic Star Wars Day *

International Firefighters Day *

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