Archive for March 9th, 2007

Easter Under Attack and The Gospel According to Cadbury

Friday, March 9th, 2007

"I seem to remember that on Easter Sunday Jesus rode out of the tomb on a giant rabbit that laid colorful pastel eggs. I believe that is the gospel according to Cadbury."

Love the Colbert Report!

The National Cherry Blossom Festival Blooming Period Announced for April 01-07, 2007

Friday, March 9th, 2007

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The National Cherry Blossom Festival® is an annual two-week, citywide event featuring daily cultural performances, sporting events, arts & crafts demonstrations and other special events. The 2007 Festival will be held March 31 – April 15. The National Cherry Blossom Festival® celebrates the 95th anniversary of the gift of the cherry blossom trees and the enduring friendship between the citizens of the United States and Japan.*

It was just announced that the Japanese Cherry Trees in Washington, DC are expected to bloom from April 01st – 07,  just in time for the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

The blooming of the cherry trees around the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. has come to symbolize the natural beauty of our nation’s capital city. Hundreds of thousands of visitors from across the nation and around the world come to the Nations Capital to witness the spectacle, hoping that the trees will be at the peak of bloom for the Cherry Blossom Festival, Washington, D.C.’s rite of spring.**

* The National Cherry Blossom Festival
** National Mall and Memorial Parks: National Cherry Blossom Page

(March 09) Today we're celebrating. . . Middle Name Pride Day

Friday, March 9th, 2007

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Middle Name Pride Day
Ahhh Middle Names. The unwanted step-child of the name game. Aside from those three named celebrities, its a good bet that no one uses their middle names.

Who knows your middle name? Thats what I thought.

Well today is your day to be proud, to let it out and let it free. Tell 3 people, who do not already know, your middle name. And hopefully they’ll share their middle names with 3 people. And they’ll tell 3.  And so on and so on.

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