Holidays and Festivals

National Day (Singapore)  * (see below)
National Peacekeepers' Day (Canada)
National Women's Day (South Africa)
Day of Remembrance for Radbod (Ásatrú)
Flag Day (Gabon) *

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People (UN) * CLICK HERE
Zimbabwe Heroes' Day (Zimbabwe)
Meyboom (Belgium), an over 700 year old ceremony/celebration with giant puppets and the planting of a meyboom or may tree  
Frank Zappa Day
Book Lover's Day
Assistance Dog Day
Veep Day
Christian Feast Day of Edith Stein
Christian Feast Day of Firmus and Rusticus
Christian Feast Day of Herman of Alaska
(Russian Orthodox Church and related congregations)
Christian Feast Day of Jean Vianney
Christian Feast Day of Nath Í of Achonry
Christian Feast Day of Romanus Ostiarius
Christian Feast Day of Secundian, Marcellian and Verian  

* National Day (Singapore) , celebration the separation from Malaysia in 1965.

Fête de la Câprier   Translation:  Caper Day (French Republican) The 22nd day of the Month of Thermidor in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

“Here’s to the nights where the sand is your seat, the waves kiss your feet, your friends outnumber the stars, and even the chilliest of nights are still warmer than the cold one in your hand.”
- Unknown

Drink of The Day

After Eight
1 Part creme de cacao white
1 Part creme de menthe
1 Part Bailey's Irish Cream
All ingredients are layered in a Shot Glass. White cacao in first then Creme de menthe then baileys. 

Wine of The Day

Domaine Carneros (2008) "Avant-Garde"
Style - Pinot Noir

Beer of The Day

 Golden Monkey
Brewer - Victory Brewing
Style - Tripel
ABV - 9.5%

Joke of The Day

 One for the Gals...
Guys and girls have different ways of cleaning the toilet.
Girls uses a scrub brush while a guy pees as hard as he can on the stains.

And One for the Guys...
Wanted A tall well-built woman with good
reputation, who can cook frogs
legs, who appreciates a good fuc-
schia garden, classic music and tal-
king without getting too serious.

Then please only read lines 1, 3 and 5;
still interested?
Call me at..... 8250-0327

Quote of The Day

“The only people who truly know your story are the ones that helped you write it.”
- Unknown

August Observances

Admit You're Happy Month
American Adventures Month
American Artists Appreciation Month
American History Essay Contest
(8/1 - 12/15)
American Indian Heritage Month (Also November)
Beach Month
Black Business Month
Cataract Awareness Month
Celery, Fennel and Cactus Month
Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
Children’s Vision and Learning Month
Family Fun Month
Get Ready for Kindergarten Month
Golf Month
Happiness Happens Month
Learn Japanese Month
Motor Sports Awareness Month
National Catfish Month
National Eye Exam Month
National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month
National Goat Cheese Month
National Golf Month
National Immunization Awareness Month
National Inventors Month
National Minority Donor Awareness Month
National Panini Month
National Parks Month
National Picnic Month
National Runaway Prevention Month
National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
National Truancy Prevention Month
National Water Quality Month
National Win With Civility Month
National Women's Month
Neurosurgery Outreach Month
Orange and Papaya Month
Peach Month
Psoriasis Awareness Month
Romance Awareness Month
Water Quality Month
What Will Be Your Legacy Month

Observances this Week

National Smile Week,  Second Week in August
Happiness Happens Week, Second Week in August
National Farmers' Market Week, First Full Week in August
Old Fiddler's Week, First Full Week in August
Assistance Dog Week, First Full Week in August
Knights of Columbus Family Week, First Full Week in August
National Resurrect Romance Week, First Full Week in August
Exercise With Your Child Week, First Full Week in August
National Fraud Awareness Week (FCC), First Full Week in August
Single Working Women's Week, Full Week including August 4th
National Bargain Hunting Week, First Full Week of August  Monday to Sunday
Sturgis Rally, First Full
Week of August Monday to Second Tuesday

Intimate Apparel Week, (Feb. 4-8, May 6-10, Aug. 5-9, Nov. 4-8)
National Hobo Week,
Second Weekend of August Thursday to Sunday

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Died on August 9th 


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