MaryO

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Date registered: May 5, 2015

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  1. ICYMI — August 21, 2017
  2. World Photo Day is Today! — August 19, 2017
  3. World Emoji Day — July 17, 2017
  4. It’s National Ice Cream Day. YUM! — July 16, 2017
  5. Palindrome Week Returns! — July 10, 2017

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Aug 21

ICYMI

Today’s the day!   Here in Fairfax, the Eclipse will be about 81 percent of the sun covered. The City of Fairfax will have a viewing party at Old Town Hall (3999 University Drive Fairfax). The event runs from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. featuring family-friendly activities like stories, crafts, music, and more while the eclipse becomes visible. You …

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Aug 19

World Photo Day is Today!

  Today is another of those “Who Knew” holidays. I was recently talking to someone about our upcoming trip to Scotland and she reminded me to take lots of pictures.  Then, she said to be sure to print them out so she could see them. Um, no way!  I haven’t printed out pictures since probably …

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Jul 17

World Emoji Day

  Another of those Who Knew holidays.   World Emoji Day is an unofficial holiday celebrated on July 17. The day is deemed a “global celebration of emoji” and is primarily celebrated online. Celebrated annually since 2014,[NBC reported that the day was Twitter’s top trending item on July 17 in 2015. Now before the emoji, …

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Jul 16

It’s National Ice Cream Day. YUM!

  National Ice Cream Day is observed each year on the 3rd Sunday in July and is a part of National Ice Cream Month.  This day is a fun celebration enjoyed with a bowl, cup or cone filled with your favorite flavor of ice cream. Thousands of years ago, people in the Persian Empire would …

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Jul 10

Palindrome Week Returns!

  The above image is from last year, but you get the idea. You should feel very balanced this week. Why? Because it’s palindrome week!  July 10 – July 19, 2017 are all Palindrome Days (m/dd/yy). A palindrome exists when letters, numbers, or phrases are the same forward and backward. For example, the words “racecar” …

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Jul 04

Happy Fourth of July!

    Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from Great Britain. Independence Day fireworks are often accompanied by patriotic songs such as the national anthem “The Star-Spangled Banner”, “God Bless …

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Jun 27

Happy Sunglasses Day!

    Elton John has over a thousand pairs, Canadian singer Corey Hart only wears his at night, and you can tell the good guys from the bad guys in The Matrix by the shape of theirs. What am I talking about? Sunglasses, of course! There’s nothing quite as stylish as a pair of shades, …

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Jun 18

Yea! It’s Father’s Day again!

  Father’s Day is observed annually on the third Sunday in June.  This day is set aside to honor and celebrate fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June, though it is also celebrated widely on other days by many other countries. After …

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Jun 12

Things I Do as an Adult Because of Childhood Emotional Abuse | The Mighty

Most all these comments are way too close for comfort! It has been said that “no one escapes childhood unscathed.” But sayings like these can have an especially significant meaning for a person who has experienced emotional abuse as a child. The effects of emotional abuse can be both debilitating and far-reaching, often extending out …

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Jun 09

Quack Quack – It’s Donald Duck Day again!

  National Donald Duck Day is observed annually on June 9th.  This day commemorates the birthday of the funny animal cartoon character, Donald Duck. Donald made his first screen debut on June 9, 1934, in The Wise Little Hen.   Donald Duck usually wears a sailor suit with a cap and a black or red bow tie and …

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