Archive for May 21st, 2011

(May 21/22) Tonight / Tomorrow we’re observing . . .  Lag B’Omer

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

Lag B’Omer (Jewish)
This Jewish holiday, which is believed to be the anniversary of a temporary victory by Bar Kochba’s men over the Romans, is today seen as a symbol of the fight for national independence. Festivities include bon fires and shooting bows and arrows.

Begins tonight at sundown

Observed: Annually the 33rd day after the first day of Passover.

(May 21) Today we’re celebrating . . .  "I Need a Patch for That Day"

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

“I Need a Patch for That Day”

Patches, patches everywhere. There are patches to stop smoking, for birth control, diet patches, and lots of unpronounceable medications. How much longer before there is a patch for everything?

(May 21) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Armed Forces Day

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

Armed Forces Day
Pay tribute to the US Armed Forces during this national celebration of our nation’s heroes.

Armed Forces Day, originally Army Day, has been a national holiday declared by Presidential Proclamation since 1936.

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