Saturday, November 3, 2018

Brett’s Monthly and Readers Write


Brett’s Monthly for November:

As usual, Brett has sent his lists of unique and special days for the month, the lists appearing below. Thanks Brett. Click on the individual days to open the links. 

  • Aviation History Month
  • Child Safety Protection Month
  • International Drum Month
  • National Adoption Awareness Month
  • National Caregivers Appreciation Month
  • National Diabetes Awareness Month
  • National Epilepsy Month
  • National Model Railroad Month
  • National Novel Writing Month
  • Native American Heritage Month
  • Peanut Butter Lovers Month
  • Real Jewelry Month
  • National Sleep Comfort Month
Week Celebrations:
  • Week 1 Chemistry Week
  • Week 3 Game and Puzzle Week
Men Make Dinner Day - first Thursday of Month
Book Lovers Day - first Saturday of the month
U.S. General Election Day - first Tuesday of the month after first Monday of month
Hindu Diwali Day - date varies
Chaos Never Dies Day - you've got that right
13 Young Readers Day second Tuesday of month
15 Great American Smokeout  - third Thursday in November
17 Electronic Greeting Card Day - now who do you think created this day!?
17 National Adoption Day - Saturday before Thanksgiving
21 National Tie One On Day - day before Thanksgiving
22 Thanksgiving - Eat, drink, and be thankful, fourth Thursday
23 Black Friday - Friday after Thanksgiving
23 Buy Nothing Day - always the day after Thanksgiving...does anyone abide by it!?!
23 You're Welcome Day - the day after Thanksgiving

Note that today is Book Lovers Day, a day that I feel is worthy and to which I can relate, although some previously posted comments are applicable: 


Readers Write:

From Robyn T: 
If only I could keep up with your bytes, so many of which are so interesting and worthy of comment, particularly the art related ones , history of Sydney suburbs and historical photos. Thankfully I note you have many followers who keep you well plied with asides and comments. 
Thanks Robyn. 

From Paul Y: 
Hi Otto,

Following up on your bytes yesterday I have this video from Japan. 

The video is in Shibuya at the world famous street crossing.

What struck me about this video is near the end are young Japanese collecting rubbish. The sign says “We will collect your rubbish.”

Very inspiring and I thought I should share.

Thanks Paul.

Note at vthe end that one of the males has a giant open backpack on his back for people to throw garbage into.

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