Monday, November 26, 2012

A Happy PS

 It's already on their Facebook page.  The group that works with our local animal control office to get adoptable animals into loving homes instead of euthanized has already noted that the two dogs Bigger Girl called about are pre-adopted.

Both were so loving and friendly that someone who was there when they came in for assessment couldn't resist.  As soon as they are fully vetted they will be off to a good home.

No more too-tight collars around their necks, other dogs chewing on them, and being underfed.

Some days, people just need some good news, and that's mine for the day.

Today is:

Constitution Day of the Republic of Abkhazia -- Abkhazia

Cyber Monday

Day of the Covenant -- Baha'i

Day of the Tan-Wallopers -- Fairy Calendar

Dia de la Soberania Nacional -- Argentina (Sovereignty Day)

Good Grief Day -- birth anniversary of Charles Schultz

Icelandic Calendar Month Ylir (Whiner) begins -- named after the whining winter winds

Independence Day -- Mongolia

Independencia de Panama de Espana -- Panama

National Cake Day

Sojourner Truth Day -- died this day in 1883

St. John Berchmans' Day (Patron of alter servers, Oblate novices, young people)

Weinachtsmarkt auf dem Romerberg -- Frankfurt, Germany (Frankfurt Christmas Market, including glockenspiels, trumpets, and bells rung from 9 churches at regular intervals; through Dec. 23)

Zibelemarit -- Bern, Switzerland (Onion Market Festival, one of the country's best known and most popular autumn market)

Anniversaries Today:

Founding of Kappa Alpha Society, the oldest surviving US college fraternity, 1825
Founding of the University of Notre Dame, 1842
Founding of Sigma Alpha Mu in the City College of New York, by 8 Jewish young men, 1909

Birthdays Today:

Natasha Bedingfield, 1981
Tina Turner, 1939
Rich Little, 1938
Robert Goulet, 1933
Charles Schultz, 1922
Eugene Ionesco, 1912
Eric Sevareid, 1912
John Harvard, 1607
Emperor Go-Daigo of Japan, 1288

Today in History:

The Second Triumvirate alliance of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus ("Octavian", later "Caesar Augustus"), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, and Mark Antony is formed, BC43
Vlad III Dracula (Vlad the Impaler)defeats Basarab Laiota with the help of Stephen the Great and Stephen V Bathory and becomes the ruler of Wallachia for the third time, 1476
The first lion exhibited in the US makes his debut in Boston, 1716
Captain James Cook becomes the first European to visit Maui, 1778
The Catholic Apostolic Prefecture of the United States established, 1784
The first national US Thanksgiving is celebrated, 1789
The first streetcar railway in the US begins operation in NYC, fare 12 cents, 1832
The refrigerated railway car is patented by J.B. Sutherland of Detroit, Michigan, 1867
The first photograph of a meteor is taken, 1885
The National Hockey League is formed, with the Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators, Quebec Bulldogs, and Toronto Arenas as its first teams, 1917
King Tut's tomb is opened by English archaeologist Howard Carter, 1922
Four young lads from Liverpool have their first recording session under the interesting name "The Beatles", 1962
Tony Blair becomes the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to address the Republic of Ireland's parliament, 1998
Concorde makes its final flight, over Bristol, England, 2003
A male Po'ouli (Black-faced honeycreeper) dies of Avian malaria in the Maui Bird Conservation Center in Olinda, Hawaii before it could breed, making the species in all probability extinct, 2004


  1. Yeeeeeeeess!!!


  2. Miz, we were, too.

    Thanks, Charis, i knew you would understand.

  3. Bigger Girl is a real life hero. Please tell her I said she's awesome and smart and cool.

    It's National Cake Day? I'm on it...

  4. That is good news. I mean what news could be better than abandoned souls finding a loving home. You are doing Heaven's work.

  5. Thank you, Leah, Josie, and Stephen.

    Enjoy the cake, Josie!


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