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July 24, 2015

Cousins' Day
Reach out and say hello to your cousins today!

Tell an Old Joke Day
Oldest Known Joke
The World's Ten Oldest Known Jokes

What's your favorite old joke that still makes you laugh?

Tequila Day
What is Tequila?
Tequila Drinks that aren't Margaritas 
But if you love a good Margarita...
Songs about Tequila, but the most famous one is...
Tequila by The Champs

It's a classic song that has been used in more soundtracks, shows, backgrounds, etc. It's even been remixed a bit...

Drive-Thru Day
The History of the Drive-Thru (Through)
What drive-thru's do you use?  I use fast food/beverage places, prescription refills, banking.
What is the strangest drive-thru you have ever seen or heard of?  What's the strangest one you have ever used?

Amelia Earhart Day
The Official Amelia Earhart Website
For 78 years people have been trying to figure out what happened and where Earhart might have disappeared.  Last October a promising clue seemed to be confirmed as part of Earhart's plane.
Can imaging help locate Earhart?


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Today I want to celebrate transformation - the work we have each put in day after day, month after month, year after year to become not who we were. Let me say this - there is no shame in who we were because that was the hurt us - the baggage laden us - the angry us. And we've done the work so let's celebrate who we aren't and who we now are!  The song above is all about being transformed - from the choices to let go of pain and find healing. It inspired something called cardboard testimonies which I personally love. A way to share your story in one or two sentences/phrases. I don't know about you but I love not being who I was. I still have work to do but I love looking back and seeing the transformation I've gone through thus far. 

Here's some inspiration - yes, a lot of it is faith based (okay maybe all of it) but if you don't subscribe to a faith that's okay! You still have a cardboard testimony. 


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Today's #FRIENDSFriday is all about how well do you, or I, know the show? It's time for a little Friends Trivia!

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of or prompted by feelings of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia.

Watching my brothers become Uncles - thanks to my oldest redhead - has been one of the best things in my life. It was through their interactions with her from the moment she was born until present day that made me see the men they were growing up to be and what kind of Father's they would be to their own children someday. It takes nothing at all for me to think back to those days when she was an itty-bitty and my brothers - who had no experience with babies - took on soothing her when she cried, changing her diapers, helping feed her, and just snuggling. Mushy gushy heart.

What makes you sentimental today?