Human Interest 2018 -

Why Is It Important to Remember Memorial Day?

By Quint Pitts, National Welcome Home Director The author of Hebrews dedicates an entire chapter to remembering those who had gone before him. Hebrews 11 is often called the Bible Hall of Fame because the author names men and women who have left a legacy of sacrifice and faith. Our nation sets aside one day […]

Celebrate World Lizard Day!

August 14, 2014 For those of you are lizard fans, today is World Lizard Day! What does that mean? It means you get to celebrate lizard day all day, around the world. From house geckos in Southeast Asia (or Hawaii) to bearded dragons in Australia to leopard geckos in the Middle East, lizard lovers around […]

Pet Holidays Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

There are lots of different Pet Holidays throughout the year to honor and celebrate your beloved Pets. This page will summarize primarily just the Dog Holidays and Cat Holidays. Everything else will be featured on our Animal Holidays summary page. Ultimately, there will be a devoted page done for each of the different Pet Holidays […]

Pet Holidays |

Are you looking for pet holidays that recognize the special role that dogs, cats, and other pets play in our lives? You’ve come to the right place. This extensive calendar, updated throughout the year, features fun pet holidays as well as serious pet awareness days, weeks and months that focus attention on challenges in the […]

Stop Procrastination Help – How to Overcome & Avoid Chronic Procrastination

I really dislike cleaning. Every day I create a “To Do” list for myself, and every day this list includes cleaning, not because there is always more cleaning to do, but because I can never get myself to do it! I can’t tell you the last time I was able to check that off the […]

11 Practical Ways To Stop Procrastination

You have a deadline looming. However, instead of doing your work, you are fiddling with miscellaneous things like checking email, social media, watching videos, surfing blogs and forums. You know you should be working, but you just don’t feel like doing anything. We are all familiar with the procrastination phenomenon. When we procrastinate, we squander […]

Why I divorced the Susan G. Komen Foundation years ago – Lisa Bonchek Adams

I’ve been public about my criticisms of the Susan G. Komen Foundation for a few years. That criticism has not been easy; after all, I’m criticizing a huge organization which claims to be committed to finding a “cure” for the disease I have. Even my choice of words there is related to my criticism of […]

Twitter apparently didn’t like how Donald Trump sang the national anthem

President Donald Trump joined Vice President Pence, Gen. James Mattis among other leaders at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Memorial Day, where he paid a solemn tribute to the lost soldiers and participated in a wreath-laying ceremony. And during the festivities, the president sang along to the “Star-Spangled Banner” during the opening of […]

Jack Nicholson born – Apr 22, 1937 –

On this day in 1937, John Joseph Nicholson, who will become known as one of the greatest actors of his generation and famous for his roles in such movies as Easy Rider, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and As Good As it Gets, is born in Neptune, New Jersey. Nicholson’s father left his mother […]