Monday, May 8, 2017

Awww Monday: The Look

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These two were snuggled, but gave me "the look" when i opened their cage to snap a photo!




Today is:

Dog-Prodding Day -- Fairy Calendar (Gremlins)

Fête de l'iris -- Belgium (Brussels Region Day)

Helston Furry Dance a/k/a The Flora -- Helston, Cornwall, England (the world-famous dance is each year on May 8, unless that day is Sunday or Monday, when it's held the Saturday before; dancing around the streets begins very early in the morning)

Iris  Day -- celebrate these beautiful spring flowers

Liberation Day -- Czech Republic; Slovakia

Miguel Hidalgo Day -- Mexico (birth anniversary of the father of Mexican independence)

National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day -- US  (FEMA wants you to make plans for your pets in case of disaster or emergency) 

National Coconut Cream Pie Day

National Empanada Day

National Meeting Planners Appreciation Day 2017 -- US (you are only obligated to celebrate this if you love meetings, love to plan meetings, or have a meeting planner in your organization to humor)

National Student Nurses Day -- US

No Socks Day -- sponsored by Wellcat Holidays, who want you to let your toes go free, and cut down on your laundry a bit today

Parents' Day -- South Korea

St. Ida of Nivelles' Day (Patron of erysipelas patients, toothache sufferers; against erysipelas and toothache)

Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War -- International

Truman Day -- Missouri, US

V-E Day -- some countries celebrate today, some celebrate tomorrow

World Ovarian Cancer Day -- International (because while up to 89% of women with breast cancer are likely to survive 5 years or more, only 45% of women who get ovarian cancer will survive that long) 

World Red Cross Day / World Red Crescent Day


Birthdays Today:

Enrique Iglesias, 1975
Robert M. Hensel, 1969
Melissa Gilbert, 1964
Janet McTeer, 1961
David Keith, 1954
Toni Tennille, 1943
Peter Benchley, 1940
Rick Nelson, 1940
Thomas Pynchon, 1937
Charles “Sonny” Liston, 1932
Don Rickles, 1926
David Attenborough, 1926
Robert Johnson, 1911
Bishop Fulton Sheen, 1895
Harry S Truman, 1884
Louis Moreau Gottschalk, 1829
Jean-Henri Dunant, 1828
Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla, 1753


Debuting/Premiering Today:

"Let It Be"(Album), 1970
"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"(Musical), 1962
"Look Back in Anger"(Play), 1959
Concerto in E-flat, "Dumbarton Oaks"(Stravinsky concerto), 1938


Today in History:

Hernando de Soto  reaches the Mississippi River and names it Río de Espíritu Santo, 1541
Antoine Lavoisier, the father of modern chemistry, is tried and guillotined by the Reign of Terror, 1794
Future US president Zachary Taylor defeats a Mexican force north of the Rio Grande in the first major battle of the Mexican-American war, 1846
At Gilmore's Gardens in New York City, the first Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show opens, 1877
George B. Selden files the first patent for an automobile in the US, 1879
Pharmacist John Styth Pemberton first sells a carbonated beverage named "Coca-Cola" as a patent medicine, 1886
In Martinique, Mount Pelée erupts, destroying the town of Saint-Pierre and killing over 30,000 people, 1902
In Rheims, France, German forces agree to an unconditional surrender, ending the war in Europe, 1945
The rollercoaster Revolution, the first steel coaster with a vertical loop, opens at Six Flags Magic Mountain, 1976
Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler make the first ascent of Mt. Everest without supplemental oxygen, 1978
The World Health Organization announces the eradication of smallpox, 1980

The new Canadian War Museum opens, in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of V-E Day, 2005

13 comments:

  1. That's a "How dare you" LQQK LOL

    Have a glaretastic day :-)

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  2. What a great picture, I love it!

    So for some reason your blog is displaying differently than usual, in a long thin column. Not sure if it's my PC or if anyone else has encountered this. I'm guessing user error on MY end, probably I'm not sufficiently caffeinated and have some display setting wrong, but just thought I'd mention it in case anyone else has a shrunken version.

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  3. Ha ha..they don't like their snuggles interrupted!

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  4. I'm not thinking they were all that impressed with you. I find that hard to believe, but they are a couple of awww worthy cutie pies.

    Have a purrfect Awww Monday. ☺

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  5. They don't look ready for their close-ups.

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  6. Those little half-open eyes tell me they were snuggled up and nicely snoozing before the lady aimed her camera in their direction. They have that same annoyed look my cats give me whenever they see my phone in close range! :-)

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  7. I used to get that look a lot...from my second wife!

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    1. In my case it was my first wife but I certainly recognise it!

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  8. Rock a bye babies! They are just pretending to be bored!

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  9. You are a brave soul to survive those stares!
    I'd be a puddle of panic:)
    Just came by to say thank you for your visits to my blog and for your very informative posts in April. I know I've said this before--but I'm in awe of someone who can blog daily.
    Reflection Post

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  10. Such cuties, sorry I missed this yesterday.

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  11. Awwwww....they are absolutely precious! :)

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