Crocs Day–Purple for National Holiday – October 23

Crocs purple on two bare feet tops

Crocs are incredibly comfortable, funky, quirky, casual shoes. I have three pairs. My favorite color is purple. Not just in crocs, but in clothing, fabrics, artwork, dinnerware…just about everything in my life. I am the first to admit that it is a game with me…to see how much purple can I incorporate into my life. […]

Dictionary Celebration on National Dictionary Day – October 16, 2021

Dictionary American dictionaries

Dictionary is a necessary tool for all writers and speakers. I am fond of the English language (it’s the only one I speak, read, and write with any skill) and we celebrate Noah Webster for his contribution to our language. Webster’s tome was probably the first one I used in school or at home. Do […]

Old-fashioned Letters Celebrate World Post Day Oct. 9

Old-fashioned letters go into a bank of mailboxes

Old-fashioned letters are celebrated today for World Post Day. When was the last time you wrote and posted a letter? A letter actually written by hand, folded and placed in an envelope, licked the glue on the flap, sealed it with pressure from your hands, then licked a stamp and stuck it on–self-adhesive counts here. […]