Monday, May 14, 2012

Underground America Day, Dance Like a Chicken Day, more

May 14th, 2012, is Underground America Day, Dance Like a Chicken Day, National Women's Check-Up Day, Independence Day (Paraguay), and National Buttermilk Biscuit Day.

Underground America Day honors North Americans who live under the ground rather than on it. Architect Malcolm Wells conjured up (conjured down?) this holiday in 1974. Wells states, "I woke up one day to the fact that the Earth's surface was made for living plants, not industrial plants."

Are you behind the times, still living above ground? Oh well. Make the best of things and do the Chicken Dance on terra firma. Happy Dance like a Chicken Day!

National Women's Check-Up Day, during National Women's Health Week, is a friendly reminder for us all. Schedule that check-up you've been procrastinating about (even if you're not a woman).

Paraguay observes Independence Day on May 14th.

Today is National Buttermilk Biscuit Day. Can't beat 'em with sausage gravy.

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