August 31st Quirky Holidays and Observance Days
Every day of the year has special holidays and observances. Some Nationally recognized and some just for fun made up for specific purposes. Look down the list for today and see if anything calls out to you today!
Grab a picnic basket, fill it and let’s eat outside today! Meet an old friend or just sit alone and enjoy the fresh air, trees, grass and sounds of the wind! If you are still hooked up electronically then see what others are doing on #EatOutsideDay.
Love Litigating Lawyers Day
This is a day to celebrate the respect we have for the lawyers who fight for us everyday.
There are two different stories on how Trail Mix go started. On story claims it was invented in 1968 by two California surfers who blended peanuts and raisins together for an energy snack. However, in the 1958 novel The Dharma Bums, written by Jack Kerouac’s, trail mix is mentioned when the two main characters describe the planned meals in preparation for their hiking trip.
Two memoir authors, Victoria Twead and Alan Parks, started this day in 2013. They wanted to create a place where memoir readers and authors could come together and chat. Victoria Twead is a New York Times bestselling author of “Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools: Tuck Into a Slice of Andaluc an Life” and the “One Young Fool in Dorset: The Prequel (Old Fools)” , while Alan Parks is the author of “Seriously Mum, What’s an Alpaca?: An Adventure in the Frying Pan of Spain?” and the “Seriously Mum – The Complete Trilogy” series.