Monday, October 1, 2012

October Interesting Facts


Birthstone:  Opal
Flower:  Marigold

Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Cookie Month
National Popcorn Popping Month
Pastor Appreciation Month

(I LOVE popcorn - I eat it several times a week!)

Day's of the Month:

 1.  Vegetarian Day
 2.  Custodial Worker's Day
 3.  Techies Day
 4.  National Golf Day
 5.  Do Something Nice Day
 6. International Frugal Fun Day (1st Sat. in Oct.)
 7. World Smile Day
 8. Columbus Day
 9. Fire Prevention Day
10. National Angel Food Cake Day
11. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day
12. Old Farmer's Day
14. National Dessert Day
15.  White Cane (awareness of blind) Day
16. Boss' Day
17. Wear Something Gaudy Day
18. No Beard Day
19. Evaluate Your Life Day
20. Sweetest Day (3rd Sat. in Oct.)
21. Count Your Buttons Day
22. National Nut Day
23. National Mole Day
24. National Bologna Day
25. World Pasta Day
26. Frankenstein Friday (last Fri. in Oct.)
27. Make a Difference Day (4th Sat. in Oct.)
28. Mother-in-Law Day (4th Sun. in Oct.)
29. Hermit Day
30. Mischief Night
31. Halloween

"There is no season when such pleasant and sunny spots may be lightened on, and produce so pleasant an effect on the feelings as now in October."  Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The stillness of October gold went out like beauty from a face."  E.A. Robinson

"October's poplars are flaming torches lighting the way to Winter." 

"October's the month when the smallest breeze gives us a shower of autumn leaves.  Bonfire and pumpkins, leaves sailing down, October is red and golden and brown."  (can teach songs)

"Listen!  The wind is rising and the air is wild with leaves we have had our summer evenings now for October eves."  Hubert Wolfe

"May Jack-O-Lanterns burning bright of soft and golden hue, pierce through the future's veil and show what fate now holds for you."  unknown

"On Halloween the thing you must do is pretend that nothing can frighten you and if somethin' scares you and you want to run,  just let on like it's Halloween fun."  unknown

Blessings from Wisconsin.
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