Swirls of Life

Life is a swirl…

World Food Day

Today is World Food Day!

What’s your favorite food?

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National Cheeseburger Day

Today is National Cheeseburger Day! I’m all about any food that has cheese.

What toppings do you like on your burger?

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National Dog Day

Today is National Dog Day in the United States. I’m more of a cat person.

Do you have a dog?

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National Bowling Day

It’s National Bowling Day here in the United States. The last time I went bowling was about 2 years ago to celebrate a friend’s birthday. We spent the night eating pizza, singing to the songs playing, and of course bowling.

Do you like to bowl?

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Forgiveness Day

Forgiveness should be done throughout the whole year, but celebrating today’s holiday is a good way to start fresh. It’s important to forgive others and even sometimes yourself for past mistakes. “The most important thing that I learned in growing up is that forgiveness is something that, when you do it, you free yourself to move on.” – Tyler Perry

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National Eat Your Vegetables Day

Today is National Eat Your Vegetables Day in the United States. 🥒🍅🥕🥔🍆

Here are some fun facts about vegetables:

  • Tomatoes are very high in the carotenoid Lycopene; eating foods with carotenoids can lower your risk of cancer
  • My favorite vegetable is Corn 🌽
  • California produces almost all of the broccoli sold in the US
  • A ruling by the Supreme Court in 1893 made the tomato a vegetable
  • Potatoes first appeared in Europe in 1586 and made it to North America in 1719
  • Eating carrots can help improve eye health

What’s your favorite vegetable?

P.S. Happy Fathers Day.

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National Concert Day

Happy National Concert Day! It has been observed on the first Tuesday of May since 2015.

Speaking of concerts you can read about the first one I attended by clicking here.

Who do you want to see live?

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National Burrito Day

Today is National Burrito Day! I’ve actually never had one. Tacos are great though.

Contrary to popular belief burritos are actually an American food.

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National Student Volunteer Day

Today is National Student Volunteer Day!

Even if you’re not in school this is a good opportunity to help people in your community and make the world a better place.

It starts with you.

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