Today is the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. There isn’t really a salutation for a day like this “Happy International Day of Commemoration…” doesn’t really work. About the Day: It is not exactly the happiest of days to begin the UN calendar with but it is extremely important to remember the… Read More Day 1: Remembering the Holocaust Victims
2016 has been designated the International Year of Pulses (IYOP). So, on top of the 129 United Nation’s calendar events, every day is leg(ume) day. While I am patiently waiting for the first Day (Jan 27th) I thought I would begin my year of legume appreciation. I am a big fan of Pulses, they’re a… Read More Never Ever Mess With My Beans
After reading an article on NPR about the abundance of holidays (?) celebrated on the UN calendar I thought it would be a bit of a laugh to actually celebrate, or commemorate, each of these events throughout the year. This initial reaction was based upon some strange days (World Toilet Day, anyone?) and others which seem… Read More Origin Story.