Saturday, March 2, 2013

Old Stuff Day, Dr. Seuss Day, Banana Cream Pie Day, more

March 2nd, 2013, is Old Stuff Day, Read Across America Day, Dr. Seuss Day, Cat in the Hat Day, Texas Independence Day, Adwa Day, Mindfulness Day, and National Banana Cream Pie Day.

Make way to the Logic Puzzle Museum in Burlington, Wisconsin, USA, today for the International Tongue Twister Contest!

If you're tired of the same old stuff, today is your opportunity to change. Do some new stuff, donate your old stuff, avoid people who drag you down into their same old stuff. Embrace some new stuff in honor of Old Stuff Day.

Read Across America Day is observed every year on March 2nd, the birth date of the incredible Dr. Seuss, Theodor Geisel. Read with your kids today. Enjoy a book during your lunch hour. Download some new titles for your e-reader. Find ways to incorporate reading time into your busy schedule. This holiday is also known as  Dr. Seuss Day and Cat in the Hat Day.

Texas Independence Day commemorates Texas' independence from Mexico, back in the 19th century. Some celebrate this holiday as Texas Flag Day or Sam Houston Day. Sam Houston was elected President of the Republic of Texas in 1836.

Ethiopia observes Adwa Day on March 2nd.

Mindfulness Day is a Zen Buddhist holiday "for being mindful that you, and all that is, are in the process of transformation."

How's your potassium level these days? Bananas are loaded with potassium, so use that fact as an excuse to enjoy a decadent dessert. Celebrate National Banana Cream Pie Day with zero guilt!

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