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June 21, 2015

Father's Day
The History of Father's Day
Anyone can make the donation to create a child and receive the term "father" but not everyone can be a Daddy, the guy that is there day in and day out making sure that love is known and felt, teaching life skills, being the tickle monster when laughter is needed and being a haven of comfort when tears flow.  Daddy, the guy that knows the child's needs - both emotional and physical. Daddy, the guy that will sit with their kid and watch cartoons with them.  Daddy, the guy that will discipline in love because he knows the potential of his child and he doesn't want it lost to entitlement or rebellion. See, anyone can make that DNA donation but not just anyone can be a Daddy.  So to those of you who are Daddy's to children that don't have your DNA - keep on keeping on, you are making a difference.  To those of you who are Daddy's to the children who have your DNA - keep on keeping on, you are making a difference. Happy Father's Day to all the Daddy's.

Skating/Skateboarding Day
The History of Skateboarding
The website for all things skateboarding
The Colorado Skateparks List

World Humanist Day
What is Humanism?
Humanist Association

Daylight Appreciation Day
I love the long days of summer.  I love driving home from work and it's light out.  I love the first of the day when the sun is rising and the end of the day when the sun is setting.  I love the daylight but I don't love the bright, direct sunlight. What about you?

Make Music Day
Maybe you don't know how to make music but you can certainly appreciate it! Take some time today to appreciate music - maybe a genre you don't normally listen to. *wink*

Finally Summer Day
What is Summer Solstice?
Throw a party! 


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