Holidays and Festivals

National Parents As Teachers Day (USA)
Mundus Patet (Roman)
* (see below) 
Cook Something Bold and Pungent Day
Dunce Day

Abet and Aid Punsters Day
Synaxis of the Archangel Michael and the other Bodiless Powers of Heaven
in Greece, Cyprus and all other Eastern Orthodox Churches worldwide
Saint Demetrius Day celebrated by the Orthodox Churches that follow the old calendar (in Russia, Serbia etc.)
Feast of Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity in the Catholic Church and Godfrey of Amiens 
* Tasmanian Beerfest is held on the 2nd Saturday of November
* Mundus Patet (Roman), an ancient Roman harvest feast involving the dead.

Fête de la Dentelaire   Translation:  Leadworts Day (French Republican) The 18th day of the Month of Brumaire in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

 "Here's to beefsteak when you're hungry,
Whiskey when you're dry,
All the women you'll ever want,
And heaven when you die."
- Traditional Irish
- Variation -
"Here’s to steak when you’re hungry
Whiskey when you’re dry
A lover when you need one
And Heaven when you die."
- Traditional Irish

Drink of The Day

Scarlet O'Hara
1 Part Southern Comfort
2 Parts Cranberry Juice
Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker and then strain into a cold cocktail glass.
- In honor of Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell (November 8th, 1900 - August 16th, 1949), an American author, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 for her epic novel Gone with the Wind, her only major publication.

Wine of The Day

Hayman & Hill (2007) Reserve Selection
Style - Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

Beer of The Day

 Dirty Bastard
Brewer - Founders Brewing Co.   Grand Rapids, MI
Style - Strong Ale

Joke of The Day

 I felt sorry for a hypnotist I saw last night.He hypnotised 7 blokes,then he tripped over the microphone cord,and yelled "F*ck me"
What happened next will haunt me forever. 

Quote of The Day

"Bad decisions make good stories."
- Unknown

Whisky of The Day

Glen Taite 19 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Price: $100

November Observances

Adopt A Senior Pet Month
American Diabetes Month
Aviation History Month
Banana Pudding Lovers Month
Beard Month (US)
Celebrate Empty Nester Month
Child Safety Protection Month
Diabetic Eye Disease Month
Epilepsy Awareness Month a.k.a. National Epilepsy Month
Family Stories Month
Final Binary Month (3of 3) (0s and 1s)
Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month
Greens and Plantains Month
Historic Bridge Awareness Month
I Am So Thankful Month
International Creative Child and Adult Month
International Drum (Percussion) Month
International Microfinance Month
Learn Chinese Month
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
MADD's Tie One On For Safety Holiday Campaign (11/16-12/31)
Military Family Appreciation Month
Moustache Month a.k.a. Movember (Australia)
National AIDS Awareness Month
National Adoption Month a.k.a. National Adoption Awareness Month
National Alzheimer's Disease Month
National American Indian Heritage Month (Also see August)
National COPD Awareness Month
National Family Caregivers Month
National Family Literacy Month
National Georgia Pecan Month
National Home Care & Hospice Month
National Hospice Month
National Impotency Month
National Inspirational Role Models Month
National Life Writing Month
National Long-term Care Awareness Month
National Marrow Awareness Month
National Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Awareness & Appreciation Month
National Model Railroad Month
National Native American Heritage Month
National Novel Writing Month
National PPSI AIDS Awareness Month
National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
National Peanut Butter Lovers Month
National Pet Cancer Awareness Month
National Pomegranate Month
National Roasting Month
National Scholarship Month
National Sleep Comfort Month
Native American Heritage Month (Also see August)
PTA Healthy Lifestyles Month
Peanut Butter Lovers' Month
Plum Month
Prematurity Awareness Month
Real Jewelry Month
Spinach Month
Squash Month
Sweet Potato Awareness Month  (Also see February)
Vegan Month
Worldwide Bereaved Siblings Month

Observances this Week

Health Information and Technology Week ,First Full Week in November
International Fraud Awareness Week,
First Full Week in November
National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week,
First Full Week in November
National Nurse Practioner's Week,
First Full Week in November
National Rad Tech Week,
First Full Week in November
Intimate Apparel Week, First Full Work Week in the Months of February, May, August, and November
Sherlock Holmes Weekend, First Friday through Sunday in November (Also Third Friday through Sunday in March)
Dear Santa Letter Week,
November 7th through 13th
Pursuit of Happiness Week,
November 7th through 13th
Home Care Aide Week,
Second Week in November
American Education Week,
Second Week in November
Youth Appreciation Week,
Second Week in November
World Origami Days, Oct. 24th to Nov. 11th

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