…observe

Getting back to “normal” after the Oscars is never an easy task, but this year “normal” seems to be a relative term and the struggle is real. So, today, I thought in order to move forward it might be worth taking a moment to look back, specifically at all of the national holidays missed during…

…lay all your love

Today crusaders we’re confronted with conflicting holidays. It’s a real battle of the head versus the heart, you might say, as Valentine’s Day, a day dedicated to candy and cards, stares down Ash Wednesday, a day marking the start of the penitent season of Lent. What a dilemma. Of course, seeing as the full holiday…

…take a bite

Another day, another obscure celebration, crusaders. Today, the chocolate cake gets its day in the sun (not literally, it would melt) for National Chocolate Cake Day. I know at times it can seem that we, as a society, may have gone overboard on the “national days,” but would you really deprive chocolate cake of the…

…reverse it

Happy Opposite Day! (Or is it?) I’ll skip over the fact that this day revered by school children the world over cannot (by its own definition) exist. Think about it. The rules of the day negate the day itself. I know it’s mindblowing…but in honor of the paradox, I thought we could all stretch out minds today…

…let the good times roll

  Happy New Year! I hope 2018 is treating you well so far. For some today marks the end of the holiday season, which just seems like a rotten way to start a new year, so I’m going to vote that we keep the festive spirit going as long as it will last us.