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May 25th

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May 25th

Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. – Hans Christian Andersen TODAY – MAY 25th 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) with 220 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ Geek Pride Day (promoting Geek culture, coincides with premiere of 1st Star Wars movie) ~ Glorious 25th of May (Terry Pratchett’s Discworld fans) ~ National Brown-Bag-It Day ~ International Missing Children’s Day ~ National Tap Dance Day ~ National Wine Day ~ Towel Day (in honor of author Douglas Adams...

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May 24th

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May 24th

Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something worthwhile. – Sir Wilfred Grenfell TODAY – MAY 24th 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) with 221 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ Brothers Day ~ Chardonnay Day ~ National Escargot Day ~ National Wyoming Day ~ Aviation Maintenance Technician Day ~ National Scavenger Hunt Day ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE: 1686 Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, German, physicist & inventor...

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May 23rd

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May 23rd

Life: It is about the gift not the package it comes in. – Dennis P. Costea, Jr. TODAY – MAY 23rd 143rd day of the year (144th in leap years) with 222 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ National Lucky Penny Day ~ National Taffy Day ~ World Turtle Day ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE: 1707 Carolus Linnæus, Swedish botanist/”Father of Taxonomy” (naming plants & animals) 1898 Scott O’Dell, Mount Kisco, New York, author (Island of the Blue Dolphin, Black Pearl) 1908 John Bardeen,...

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May 22nd

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May 22nd

Let your life mean something. Become an inspiration to others so that they may try to do more and to become more than they are today. – Thomas D. Willhite TODAY – MAY 22nd 142nd day of the year (143rd in leap years) with 223 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ Harvey Milk Day (California) ~ International Day for Biological Diversity ~ National Buy a Musical Instrument Day ~ National Craft Distillery Day ~ National Maritime Day ~ National Solitaire Day ~ National Vanilla Pudding Day ~ World Goth Day ~ World Paloma Day...

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May 21st

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May 21st

Take care that no one hates you justly. – Publilius Syrus TODAY – MAY 21st 141st day of the year (142nd in leap years) with 224 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ National Memo Day ~ National Waitstaff Day ~ National Strawberries and Cream Day ~ National American Red Cross Founder’s Day ~ World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE: 1688 Alexander Pope, British poet, translator of Homer (known for use of heroic couplet) 1873...

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May 20th

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May 20th

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. – Thomas A Edison TODAY – MAY 20th 140th day of the year (141st in leap years) with 225 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ National Be a Millionaire Day ~ National Pick Strawberries Day ~ National Quiche Lorraine Day ~ National Rescue Dog Day ~ Tails That Teach ~ World Metrology Day (celebrates signature by representatives of 17 nations at the Metre Convention 1875) ~ World Bee Day ~ Josephine Baker Day (NAACP) ~ Emancipation Day...

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May 18th

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If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today. – E. Joseph Cossman TODAY – MAY 18th 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) with 227 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ I love Reese’s Day ~ International Museum Day ~ National Cheese Souffle Day ~ No Dirty Dishes Day ~ Visit Your Relatives Day ~ World AIDS Vaccine Day ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE: 1872 Bertrand Russell, England, mathematician/philosopher (Nobel 1950...

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May 17th

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Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. – Buddha TODAY – MAY 17th 137th day of the year (138th in leap years) with 228 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (aka IDAHO) ~ National Cherry Cobbler Day ~ National Pack Rat Day ~ St. Paschal Baylon’s Day (patron of shepherds) ~ World Hypertension Day ~ World Information Society Day (UN: commemorates the founding of the International Telecommunication Union)...

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May 16th

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May 16th

Once you can understand and fully accept that you are solely and personally responsible for your own life, you can decide to do something about it. – Magic Power of Mind TODAY – MAY 16th 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) with 229 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ Honor Our LGBT Elders Day ~ National Barbecue Day ~ National Biographers Day ~ National Coquilles St. Jacques Day ~ National Do Something Good For Your Neighbor Day ~ National Love a Tree Day ~ National Piercing Day ~ National Sea Monkey Day ~ Wear Purple...

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May 15th

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May 15th

The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson. –  Tom Bodett TODAY – MAY 15th 135th day of the year (136th in leap years) with 230 days to follow. Holidays for Today: ~ International Day of Families ~ National Chocolate Chip Day ~ National Nylon Stocking Day ~ Peace Officers Memorial Day ~ International Conscientious Objectors Day ~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~*~~~~~* BIRTHDAYS ON THIS...

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