In Celebrations

WHAT MAKES JANUARY SPECIAL? LET’S CHECK OUT SOME OF THE WAYS………

January 1, 2014

FOR STARTERS………..it’s the month of my birth.  As a January child, you get to find what you might not have received for Christmas and find it on sale in January.  Maybe.  Anyone know of a good cruise to Alaska?

MONTH LONG OBSERVANCES:

  • International Creativity Month
  • National Blood Donor Month
  • National Oatmeal and Soup Month
  • National Self Love Month
  • National Thank You Month – get those hand-stamped cards ready for the year

WEEK LONG OBSERVANCES:

  • First Week:  National Diet Resolution Week, Women’s Self-Empowerment Week
  • Second Week:  Elvis Presley Week, National Thank Your Customers Week, School Crossing Guard Week, National Letter Writing (or cards) Week
  • Third Week:  National Book Week, National Vocation Awareness Week
  • Fourth Week:  Clean Out Your Inbox Week, National Take Back Your Time Week, No Name Calling Week
  • Fifth Week:  National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Week

RANDOM DAILY EVENTS:

  • 1st:  Betsy Ross’s birthday (1752)
  • 2nd:  Boo Boo Bear’s birthday (Yogi’s little buddy)
  • 3rd:  Victor Borge’s birthday  (1909) (pianist/comedian)
  • 6th:  Armenian Christmas, Epiphany or 12th Night
  • 8th:  Argyle Day, Elvis’s birthday (1935)
  • 8th-12th: Gone to Houston TX for Stampin’ Up!’s Leadership Conference
  • 9th:  National Clean Off Your Desk Day (for me!)
  • 11th:  Learn Your Name in Morse Code Day
  • 13th:  Stephen Foster Day (patriotic music!)
  • 16th:  Appreciate a Dragon Day, Nora’s 7th birthday
  • 17th:  Cable Car Day
  • 18th:  Do Dah Parade Day, Winnie the Pooh Day (A.A. Milne’s birthday 1882)
  • 20th:  Martin Luther King Day
  • 21st:  Squirrel Appreciation Day
  • 23rd:  Chinese New Year
  • 24th:  Belly Laugh Day, National Peanut Butter Day
  • 25th:  Macintosh Computer Day (go Mac!), Irish Coffee Day
  • 26th:  Australia Day, my birthday
  • 28th:  National Kazoo Day
  • 31st:  Fun at Work Day – this IS my job and yes, I have fun at work!

Be watching throughout the month for commemoration of some of these special days.  

Blythesnowsiggy

(hoping for some snow and rain in January)

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