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November 22, 2016

Today we celebrate:

Cranberry Relish Day - A favorite dish at Thanksgiving in my house, this is a day to make some cranberry relish to add some pizazz to your meal tonight.  

Humane Society Anniversary Day – Founded on this day in 1954, the Humane Society was created by Fred Myers, Helen Jones, Larry Andrews and Marcia Glaser. In the years since, the Society has made great strides in rescuing animals that are being abused.

National Start Your Own Country Day - The Hallmark people say this was begun in 1939 at the World’s Fair in New York. I have not been able to confirm that but it sounds like something the World’s Fair people would do. Starting your own country is a complicated thing to do but I advise you to start with a National Anthem. Writing a song is difficult but if you can get the right one, it might inspire you to the next step which is creating a National flag and choosing a National animal, flower, bird, etc. Danny Wallace has some experience doing this, which you can read about here.

Go For A Ride Day – This is a day to de-stress by going out for a ride. It doesn't even matter what you choose to ride. Take your pick of any mode of transportation: car, bus, train, scooter, bicycle, horse, donkey, airplane, elephant...whatever you have handy that will get you from one place to another in a relaxing way. I do recommend that your mode of transportation be appropriate to the landscape you will be traveling. Riding a horse is probably not the best way to cross a large body of water.

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