Saturday, December 22, 2012

Super Saturday, Haiku Poetry Day, Anagram Week, more

December 22nd, 2012, is Super Saturday, Christmas Tree Light Day, National Haiku Poetry Day, Anagram Week, Teacher Appreciation Day (Cuba), and National Date Nut Bread Day.

If you're reading this, then we managed to avoid the End of the World, expected by some to happen yesterday. We're alive - that's the best reason of all to celebrate!

The Saturday before Christmas is known as Super Saturday. While Black Friday draws crowds and Cyber Monday inspires online sales, Super Saturday is often the most profitable day of the year for retailers. Way to go, procrastinators!

Christmas Tree Light Day is one of those holidays mentioned only on ecard sites. Send a greeting if you wish.

National Haiku Poetry Day celebrates the Japanese poetry form known as haiku. If you write a haiku in honor of the day, please share in the Comments section below!

Not into haiku? How about anagrams? Today is the first day of the first-ever Anagram Week. Find an anagram for your name and ask people to address you as such. Change your name to its anagram on social media sites, and follow the action at #anagramweek. For now, you may refer to me as Malice Frog Lynn (instead of Carolyn Fleming).

Cuba celebrates Teacher Appreciation Day on December 22nd. On this date in 1961, Fidel Castro declared Cuba to be "free from illiteracy."

National Date Nut Bread Day offers the opportunity to eat something healthy and delicious during the decadent holiday season.

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  1. Haiku, an art form,
    wise, silly, often moving,
    but not my forte.

    Malice Frog Lynn, what a fun day! - The Lame Treetop

  2. Very witty, "The Lame Treetop!"

    Have a wonderful holiday season, whichever version you choose to celebrate. I always enjoy your comments! :)


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