Archive for September 7th, 2008

(September 09) Today we're celebrating . . .  National Grandparent's Day

Sunday, September 7th, 2008

09092007gd.jpgNational Grandparent’s Day
Show your appreciation today to your grandparents for all their love and for enriching your life and the lives of your siblings and cousins. Make a phone call, send a card, or better yet – plan to spend the day together.

(XXOOXX miss you Granny XXOOXX)

(September 07) Today we're celebrating . . .  "Neither Snow Nor Rain" Day

Sunday, September 7th, 2008

“Neither Snow Nor Rain” Day

“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.”

Celebrating the anniversary of the opening of the the James Farley Post Office, the main Post Office branch in New York City, which bears the above famous inscription attributed to the ancient Greek historian Herodotus.

FYI: Contrary to popular belief that this is the motto of the US Post Office, there is in fact no official motto!

photo credit: hbomb1947 via flickr

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