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September 15, 2014

Today we have another pretty busy day.  You didn't expect the rest period to last forever did you?

National Thank You Day - This is a day to show appreciation to everyone who has made any kind of positive impact in your life.  Show the people who love you that you are thankful for everything they do for you in the best way possible….tell them.

National Caregivers Day - This is a day to give support to someone who is a caregiver for someone else.  Call them up to see what they need.  Maybe you can take over their responsibilities for a while so they can have a break, or maybe you can fix them a meal so they can have a more relaxing evening.  Everyone’s needs are different so see what you can do to help.

Felt Hat Day – There was a time when anyone who was anyone had a felt hat. They are not so easy to find these days so if you find one, wear it today.

Make A Hat Day – This is a day to make your own hat of your own special design. The only catch is...after you make it, you have to wear it.

National Creme de Menthe Day – A sweet, minty alcoholic beverage. Day – On this day in 1997, Google registered it's domain name. And the rest is history.

Greenpeace Day – Founded on this day in 1971, Greenpeace has become the largest, independent environmental organization in the world. It was begun in Vancouver but has spread to 2.9 million members in over 41 countries.

International Day of Democracy – Created by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007, this is a day to uphold the principles of democracy and to spread awareness of the benefits of a government and culture based on the will of the people.

International Dot Day – This is a day to connect the dots. The dots are people and we need to connect people all over the world to involve each of us in creative and celebratory activities designed to make the world a better place.

National Woman Road Warrior Day – Road Warriors are people who travel for a living. This day is celebrated on the third Monday in September and honors the traveling businesswomen. Women road warriors often find it a more difficult way of life than the men do because they suffer from the guilt of leaving behind sick children and other family obligations more than men typically do.

To celebrate everything in one day, make yourself a felt hat to wear.   Next, call anyone you know who doesn't live in a democratic country (watch those time zone differences) and tell them all of the benefits they would have if they did live in such a country. While you have them on the phone, use Google to help you figure out a creative endeavor you could participate in together. Next, visit a caregiver you know, thank them for all that they do and see what you can do to help them.  Then invite all the female road warriors you know to your house for a recycling party during which you can serve Creme de Menthe.

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