Holidays and Festivals

Independence Day (Finland) *(see below)
St. Nicholas Day
* (see below)
Christkind (Central and Southern Europe)
* (see below)
Constitution Day (Spain)
Sindhi Topi and Ajrak Day (Sindh)

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women (Canada)
Miners' Day
National Pawnbrokers Day
Coats & Toys for Kids Day
Mitten Tree Day
Put on your own Shoes Day
Christian Feast Day of Abraham of Kratia
Christian Feast Day of Aemilianus
(Roman Catholic Church)
Christian Feast Day of Nicholas of Myra

* Independence Day (Finland) celebrating independence from Russia in 1917.
* Saint Nicholas Day  where St. Nicholas/Santa Claus leaves little presents in children's shoes. (International)
* Christkind (Central and Southern Europe) traditionally give Christmas gifts on this day

Fête de la Ajonc   Translation:  Gorse Day (French Republican) The 16th day of the Month of Frimaire in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

"What shall we drink to?
...To four in the morning!"
- Unknown

Drink of The Day

Slippery Nipple (2)
1 oz. Sambuca
1/2 oz. Irish Cream Liqueur
1 dash Grenadine

Wine of The Day

Clarim (2008) Oakville East Red
Style - Red
Napa Valley

Beer of The Day

  Fox Light
Brewer - Fox River Brewing Company  Oshkosh, WI, USA
Style - Kölsch

Joke of The Day

Woman says to her man as she looks in the Mirror..does this dress make me look fat, the man replies No, your Fat makes you look fat. 

Quote of The Day

"I intend to live forever. So far, so good."
Steven Alexander Wright (December 6th, 1955), an American comedian, actor and writer.
"A fool and his money are soon partying."
- Steven Wrightt
"Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time."
- Steven Wrightt
"For my birthday I got a humidifier and a de-humidifier... I put them in the same room and let them fight it out."
- Steven Wright
"I bought some instant water one time but I didn't know what to add to it."
- Steven Wright
"I like to reminisce with people I don't know."
- Steven Wright

"I put instant coffee in a microwave oven and almost went back in time."
- Steven Wright
"I spilled spot remover on my dog. Now he's gone."
- Steven Wright
"I remember when the candle shop burned down. Everyone stood around singing 'Happy Birthday.'"
- Steven Wright
"I think it's wrong that only one company makes the game Monopoly."
- Steven Wright
"I went to a general store but they wouldn't let me buy anything specific."
- Steven Wright
"I'm writing an unauthorized autobiography."
- Steven Wright
"If a word in the dictionary were misspelled, how would we know?"
- Steven Wright
"If it's a penny for your thoughts and you put in your two cents worth, then someone, somewhere is making a penny."
- Steven Wright
"If you can't hear me, it's because I'm in parentheses."
- Steven Wright
"Right now I'm having amnesia and deja vu at the same time."
- Steven Wright
"The other day I... uh, no, that wasn't me."
- Steven Wright
"There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot."
- Steven Wright
"What's another word for Thesaurus?"
- Steven Wright
"When I was crossing the border into Canada, they asked if I had any firearms with me. I said, 'Well, what do you need?'"
- Steven Wright
"Why don't they make the whole plane out of that black box stuff."
- Steven Wright
"When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, 'Did you sleep good?' I said 'No, I made a few mistakes.'"
- Steven Wrigt
"I live on a one-way street that's also a dead end. I'm not sure how I got there."
- Steven Wright

Whiskey of The Day

Tullamore Dew Irish Whisky
Price: $25
- In Celebration of Ireland Independence, Recognised on December 6th, 1922

December Observances

AIDS Awareness Month
Art and Architecture Month
Awareness Month of Awareness Months Month
Bingo's Birthday Month
Bingo Month
Cancer-Related Fatigue Awareness Month
Choose a Summer Camp Month, Natl
Colorectal Cancer Education and Awareness Month
Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month
International Calendar Awareness Month
International Sharps Injury Prevention and Awareness Month
Learn A Foreign Language Month
National Drugged and Drunk Driving Prevention Month
National Hand Washing Awareness Month
National Made in America Month
National Sign-Up for Camp Month
National Tie Month
National Write A Business Plan Month
Nativity Fast (Eastern churches) starts September 1st
Operation Santa Paws December 1st - 24th
Quince and Watermelon Month
Read a New Book Month
Root Vegetables and Exotic Fruits Month
Safe Toys and Gifts Month
Seasonal Depression Awareness Month
Spiritual Literacy Month
Take a New Year's Resolution to Stop Smoking (TANYRSS) December 17th - February 5th
The Christmas Seal Campaign Month
Tomato and Winter Squash Month
Universal Human Rights Month
Winter-een-mas season (to celebrate the joy of video gaming)
World Aids Month
Worldwide Food Service Safety Month
Write (to) a Friend Month

Observances this Week

Decemberfest, First Week in December
Tolerance Week, 
First Week in December
National Aplastic Anemia Awareness Week, 
First Week in December
Cookie Cutter Week, 
First Week in December

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