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Daughters of Dada To Celebrate Beato, Women’s History Month, #IWD with #TargetDressChallenge Dancing Queens

March 8, 2021

Michelle Obama:

“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish,” says Michelle Obama.

And today, International Women’s Day during Women’s History Month, is a great day to recognize those accomplishments of women AND to move forward without limits to what we will do next!

Who’s up for a VIRTUAL #TargetDressChallenge and Dancing Queens Challenge! 

Listen to me read this blog post as a PODCAST via Anchor on Spotify.

International Women’s Day 2021 Theme: #ChooseToChallenge

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March 4 and Let Grammar Jokes Possess You! Happy National Grammar Day!

March 4, 2021


How should you celebrate National Grammar Day today March 4?

Well first, by recognizing that it’s the perfect day– Read more…

Super Bowl 2021: Bruce Springsteen and What Does LV Mean Anyway?

February 7, 2021

Bruce Springsteen with Jeep. Photo by Rob DeMartin/Courtesy of Jeep

Today is Super Bowl LV (or 55 if you’re not fluent in Roman numerals). 

It can’t have escaped most people’s notice that in English, LV looks a lot like LIVE.

And the LV Super Bowl Trophy certainly emphasizes this connection:

 

Many who lived to see the Super Bowl in 2020 live no longer and will miss LV. Read more…

My Saturn Return Birthday– shared with Burning Man founder Larry Harvey and WordPress founder Matt

January 11, 2021

By Leslie Wongo Rinchen

“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else,” says Margaret Mead.

Today January 11 is my birthday. It seems like it and I should be unique but it’s not. 

January 11 is also the birth date of Larry Harvey, founder of Burning Man. Going to Burning Man back in 1992 and returning 20 times since has had a huge influence on me and how I move in the world. It connected me with other like minded creative people and it connected me with my own creativity.

January 11 is also the birth date of Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress, Read more…

On the twelth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me 12 Months of Green Wine

January 5, 2021

Lambrusco from Bugno Martino

 
Today is January 5 also known as Twelfth Night or Epiphany Eve, when the three wise men are added to manger scenes. a festival which takes place on the last night of the Twelve Days of Christmas, marking the coming of the Epiphany.

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On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: 11 Wines in a Wine Fridge

January 4, 2021

Clos des Amis’s “Chambang” is a very special, very small production sparkling wine from Ventura County, CA where I live. I’ve helped prune these vines, picked these grapes, helped with dosage, and bottled them!

Today January 4 is the eleventh day of Christmas, and it is the day to celebrate St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first American saint, who lived in the 18th and 19th centuries. Previously, it was the feast of Saint Simon Stylites who somehow lived on a small platform on the top of a pillar for 37 years! 

Also on the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love sent to me:

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On the tenth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: 10 Coravin Pieces

January 3, 2021


Today, Sunday December 3 is the tenth day of Christmas and the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus which marks the day Jesus was named in the Jewish Temple although different churches celebrate it on a wide number of different dates.

On the tenth day of Christmas my true love sent to me Read more…

On the ninth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: 9 cheeses in a cheese grotto

January 2, 2021

9 cheeses to pair with Pinot Noir

Today is January 2, the day after New Year’s Day, and the day that the Catholic Church recognizes St. Basil the Great and St. Gregory Nazianzen, both 4th century Christians who at one point were friends. Basil’s health was poor, perhaps because of the rigours of his ascetic life, they say; he practiced “strict self-denial as a measure of personal and especially spiritual discipline.”

He clearly should have eaten more cheese and enjoyed more wine as research says that both in moderation are good for you!  Read more…

On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: 8 Bottles of Bubbles

January 1, 2021

A selection of sparkling rose from around the world: California, South Africa, Italy, Argentina, and France.

Today is January 1, New Year’s Day, and the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, liturgically celebrated on the Octave Day of Christmas. On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me Read more…

On the Seventh Day of Christmas, My True Love Sent To Me: 7 Winning Wine Clubs

December 31, 2020


Today is December 31, New Year’s Eve, the seventh day of Christmas, and the day when Pope Sylvester is celebrated. In in many central and eastern European countries, some call New Year’s Eve ‘Silvester.’  On this day, the sun is setting on 2020 and we have 2020 24 Hours to go and I wanna be sedated! 

What a year, huh? No wonder we wanna be sedated…

Good thing that on the seventh day of Christmas, my true love sent to me

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