It's time once again for a random and happy Tuesday, linking up with Stacy's Random Thoughts at Stacy Uncorked and Sandee at Comedy Plus.
As anyone who has read here enough can imagine, getting back to Carl's place after a week away is a challenge. His mother had kept on top of a lot of things, i will admit. The one thing we will have to try to nip in the bud is leaving jelly beans in the pocket of his rain coat.
Also, the ant trap on top of the fridge leaked all the sticky stuff out of it. Thank heaven for Goo-Gone.
Late last year, #2 Son got promoted to assistant manager. This past February, he was made store manager. Last week he was promoted to district manager, supervising the four stores in the area.
He said, "I can't wear jeans to work any more, I have to wear slacks, which is lame, but oh, well."
That's 'cause you're a big cheese now! i told him.
"Yeah," he said, "something like that."
Since we just got back from vacation and there's not much other new news, we might just as well get to the stuff Grandma sends me.
The first 3 are pictures that prove husbands around the world hate shopping with their wives, it is universal.
Have a blessed and beautiful day, everyone!
Anti-Fascist Resistance Day -- Croatia
Birthday of Cheng Huang -- Taiwan (the gods that are city guardians are celebrated with a procession of actors on stilts doing dragon and lion dances on this 13th day of the fifth moon)
Bouphoria -- Ancient Greek Calendar (sacrifice of an ox to symbolize social order dissolving and being restored; date approximate)
Dairy Queen Day -- the first Dairy Queen® opened this day in 1940 in Joliet, Illinois
Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Great Patriotic War -- Belarus
Elfin Music Festival -- Fairy Calendar
Festival of 1 Lithe -- Hobbit Calendar
Guan Sheng Di Jun Dan -- Taoism (Heavenly Sage Guan Di's Birthday [god of war]
National Chocolate Eclair Day
National Columnists' Day -- US (on the fourth Tuesday of June each year, set aside some time to thank your favorite newspaper columnists, whether local or syndicated)
National Onion Rings Day
Soap Microphone Day -- grab your soap in the shower and pretend you are on stage! (promise i won't tell)
Solennität -- Morat, Switzerland (on Morat Commemoration Day, a Youth festival remembering the pivotal role this tiny town played in winning a battle in 1476)
St. Nicetas' Day (Patron of Romania)
St. Thomas More's Day (Patron of adopted children, civil servants, difficult marriages, large families, lawyers, politicians/politicos/statesmen, step-parents, widowers; Arlington, VA; Ateneo de Manila Law School; Pensacola-Tallahassee, FL; University of Malta; University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Arts and Letters)
Stupid Guy Thing Day -- included under protest; "guy things" aren't necessarily stupid, it should just be Guy Thing Day; sponsored by Wellcat Holidays, who want all women to just not count anything against guys today, but chalk it up to being a Stupid Guy Thing
Teacher's Day -- El Salvador
Harry Houdini marries Wilhelmina Beatrice "Bess" Rahner, 1894
Eric Stretch, 1980
Donald Faison, 1974
Carson Daly, 1973
Mary Lynn Rajskub, 1971
Kurt Warner, 1971
Amy Brennenman, 1964
Dan Brown, 1964
Randy Couture, 1963
Tracy Pollan, 1960
Freddie Prinze, 1954
Cyndi Lauper, 1953
Todd Rundgren, 1948
Meryl Streep, 1949
Lindsay Wagner, 1949
Pete Maravich, 1947
Klaus Maria Brandauer, 1944
Ed Bradley, 1941
Michael Lerner, 1941
Kris Kristofferson, 1936
William Ralph "Bill" Blass, 1922
Joseph Papp, 1921
Billy Wilder, 1906
Anne Morrow Lindbergh, 1906
John Dillinger, 1903
Captain George Vancouver, 1757
The Rescuers(Animated film), 1977
Lady and the Tramp(Animated film), 1955
Today in History:
Ptolemy IV of Egypt defeats Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom, BC217
Bilbo Baggins returns to his home at Bag End, (Shire Reconning), 1342
The Jewish quarter of Prague is burned and looted, 1559
Galileo Galilei is forced by Inquisition to "abjure, curse, & detest" his Copernican heliocentric views, 1633
A poisonous cloud from Laki volcanic eruption in Iceland reaches Le Havre in France, 1783
The British Parliament abolishes feudalism and the seigneurial system in British North America, 1825
Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee procession in London, 1897
The Flag of Sweden is adopted, 1906
The Flag of the Faroe Islands is raised for the first time, 1919
Erwin Rommel is promoted to Field Marshal after the capture of Tobruk, 1942
The Cuyahoga River catches fire, which triggers a crack-down on pollution in the river, 1969
The Canadian House of Commons abolishes capital punishment, 1976
Charon, a satellite of the dwarf planet Pluto, is discovered, 1978
The largest hailstone ever recorded falls in Aurora, Nebraska (7inch diameter, 18.75 inch circumfrence), 2003
Eastman Kodak Company announces that it will discontinue sales of the Kodachrome Color Film, concluding its 74-year run as a photography icon, 2009
UNESCO officially names Mount Fuji a World Heritage Site, 2013
An article in the Journal of the American Medical Association's Internal Medicine Journal claims that obese Americans now outnumber those who are merely overweight, 2015
Eurozone countries agree to a debt relief deal for Greece, signalling end to the country's economic crisis, 2018
The Russian volcano Raikoke erupts for the first time in 95 years from its 700m-wide-crater; the eruption is seen from International Space Station, 2019
The Japanese supercomputer Fugaken produced by the Riken Institute is declared the worlds fastest and most powerful, 2020
Thanks for those funnies to you and Granny. That Carl. He gives you writing matter for an entire book.ReplyDelete
Thank you for great photos.ReplyDelete
Congratulations on your #2 son's promotion. I pity those men waiting at the shopping complex, they all look so bored and tired of waiting. Lol! Aunty acid is funny.ReplyDelete
That wine and cheese truck is pretty funny! Everyone strives to move up the ladder at work, but when you move up it often takes some adjusting as it isn't usually what you think it will be. Dress pants are something he will get used to.ReplyDelete
Wow, your #2 Son is moving so fast he could be the President of the U.S. soon. Wouldn't that be great. Mother of the president Mimi. Enjoy your day my friend.ReplyDelete
Oh Carl. I was wondering what that would look like. Thank goodness mom helped. I know you got things back in order.ReplyDelete
Yay on son getting another promotion. He's the big cheese indeed. Good for him.
Love all the funnies. Laughing is a good thing.
Thank you for joining the Happy Tuesday Blog Hop.
Have a fabulous Happy Tuesday. Big hug, my friend. ♥
You deserve a medal for cleaning for Carl ~ sigh. Grandma sends great stuff ~ all are great ~ thanks, XoReplyDelete
Living in the moment,
A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)
Got my cheese and crackers and am following the wine truck!ReplyDelete
Great funnies from Grandma! Glad you had a good vacation!ReplyDelete
Congrats to son #2. Great collection of funnies. XOReplyDelete
It's a good thing Carl has you!ReplyDelete
No news coming from a holiday is a good thing!
LOVE the funnies!!! I'm amazed those men are all bored and facing AWAY from the Victoria's Secret storefront! ;)
Those photos were great and congrats to #2 Son!ReplyDelete
Sooo many choices. Do I celebrate Chocolate Eclair Day, Onion Ring Day, or Dairy Queen Day.ReplyDelete
I could double down and go to Dairy Queen and order onion rings with my cheeseburger. That sounds like a winner for today. Have a blessed week.
Those waiting men need a deck of cards. I'm on the same Nut Free diet as Aunty Acid.ReplyDelete
Congrats to #2 son :)ReplyDelete
Thanks for the well-needed smiles! :)ReplyDelete
Well done, No. 2 son! :)
WooHoo to Son #2! You must be hella proud! :)ReplyDelete
LOVED the funnies! Especially the wine ones, of course... ;)