Swirls of Life

Life is a swirl…

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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National Spaghetti Day

Today is National Spaghetti Day! In 2000, 1.3 million pounds of spaghetti were sold in American grocery stores. If all of those packages were lined up they would circle the Earth nine times!*

What’s your favorite kind of pasta?

*Source

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Songs of the Month: Christmas Edition

 

I’m switching it up again since it’s December, which means Christmas is coming! There are soo many good holiday songs that it’s too difficult to feature only one. Here are my top 5!

 

What are your favorite Christmas songs?

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