Episodes

Remembering Vacations

July 8, 2021

Today’s word is “floriated” https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floriated

Forgiveness

July 8, 2021

Today is Global Forgiveness Day. https://nationaltoday.com/global-forgiveness-day/ Today’s word is forgive, from Merriam-Webster: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forgive So, on Global Forgiveness Day, I read from …

Tik Tok on National Fried Chicken Day

July 7, 2021

Today’s word is vestige https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vestige

National Holiday is Droning On

July 5, 2021

Today is the national holiday observing Independence day. Another day to drink beer and set off fireworks https://nationaltoday.com/july-5-holidays/ Today’s Word is “haematic”. https://www.thefreedictionary.com/haematic Fors…

Independence Day

July 4, 2021

https://nationaltoday.com/independence-day/ Today’s Word is “Tyranny”. http://www.funkandwagnalls.com/tyranny

Slaughterhouse Five

July 3, 2021

Today’s Word is “gormandize”. Put that in your twitter feed today. http://www.funkandwagnalls.com/stout Quote attributed to Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. https://pollycastor.com/2021/06/19/the-reason-to-do-anything-quote-by-kurt-vonne…

UFOs are Stout

July 2, 2021

Celebrating World UFO day today https://nationaltoday.com/world-ufo-day/ Today’s Word is “stout”. Put that in your twitter feed today. http://www.funkandwagnalls.com/stout

Put a Zip in Your Cameo Day.

July 1, 2021

Today is ZIP CODE day!!! https://nationaltoday.com/zip-code-day/ NEW FEATURE!! Word of Today is http://wordsmith.org/words/today.htm

Analog Instant Photography (Polaroid)

June 30, 2021

Edwin Land Creator of the Polaroid Land Camera https://www.thoughtco.com/edwin-land-and-polaroid-photography-1991635

Today is National Camera Day

June 29, 2021

https://nationaltoday.com/national-camera-day/ Episode art provided by Alexander Andrews https://unsplash.com/@alex_andrews

Paul Bunyan, Alien Spacecraft, and Frisbees.

June 28, 2021

Celebrate National Paul Bunyan Day https://nationaltoday.com/national-paul-bunyan-day/ History of the frisbee at https://www.thoughtco.com/history-of-the-frisbee-4072561

Bingo and Tools

June 27, 2021

Today is National Bingo Day. https://nationaltoday.com/national-bingo-day/ Harbor Freight Tools is opening a store in Cumming https://www.forsythnews.com/news/business/harbor-freight-tools-hiring-new-cumming-location/

What I Did Today: Presentations and Rock and Roll

June 27, 2021

I'm changing it up today. I recorded directly to Anchor using just my phone and the memories of the events of the day. I've listened to it and can attest that the audio qulaity is atrocious. But, I'm going with it. I'll …

Please take my kids to work today

June 26, 2021

https://nationaltoday.com/please-take-my-children-to-work-day/

Midsummer and Friends

June 25, 2021

https://nationaltoday.com/midsummer/ https://www.merriam-webster.com/word-of-the-day

Typewriters and Restaurants

June 23, 2021

http://www.speratarestaurant.com/menu-1 https://www.aquaterrabistro.com/

We're Talkin' Air Conditioning

June 23, 2021

https://nationaltoday.com/national-hvac-tech-day/ Episode art provided by René DeAnda https://unsplash.com/@renedeanda

World Day of Music

June 22, 2021

Thanks to Simple Joe for his words of encouragement and to David Hooper for turning me on to his Sausage Foactory podcast format. I'm in the company of good people. https://nationaltoday.com/world-day-of-music/

Milestone: Four months of daily podcast practice.

June 20, 2021

Father’s Day, National Turkey Lovers Day, Summer Solstice, and four months of daily podcast practice.

155 Years Ago in History: Juneteenth

June 20, 2021

More about this day at https://nationaltoday.com/juneteenth/

My Thoughts on Fishing on National Go Fishing Day

June 19, 2021

I’ve always been fond of fishing. Until I got older. And now I still enjoy being on and around the water, but catching fish seems pointless. https://nationaltoday.com/national-go-fishing-day/ Episode art provided by Jed Owe…

Veggies and Trends That I Hope Continue

June 18, 2021

Today is National Eat Your Vegetables Day. I didn’t celebrate so well. https://nationaltoday.com/national-eat-vegetables-day/ Let’s look at a few trends that I hope continue. (I hope I continue this podcast.) Episode art pr…

The First Roller Coaster Was at Coney Island!

June 17, 2021

I remember being at Coney Island with my grandparents as a wee lad! I don’t think I rode the roller coaster. Just played arcade games and slid down the slide. I’m sure I ate ice cream and cotton candy, too. Episode art pr…

Magna Carta Explained

June 16, 2021

On this date in 1215, King John of England put his seal on Magna Carta, advancing the Rule of Law. https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/magna-carta-sealed