Thursday, July 25, 2013

Rain of Black Worms Day, Candles on a Cake Day, more

July 25th, 2013 is Rain of Black Worms Day, Merry-Go-Round Day, Culinarians Day, Thread the Needle Day, Candles on a Cake Day, Santiago, Constitution Day (Fiji), and National Hot Fudge Sundae Day.

On this date in 1872 a strange thing happened in Bucharest, Romania. Today is Rain of Black Worms Day! Kinda like Sharknado!

Reminisce about your childhood or take the little ones in your life to the nearest carousel. Celebrate Merry-Go-Round Day.

Today is Culinarians Day. Take time to thank the chef at your favorite restaurant or the person who keeps you well-fed at home. Or, if you're the culinarian in your household,  take the day off and let someone else do the cooking.

Thread the Needle Day offers an opportunity to dust off your sewing skills. It's also an opportunity to find your way through a difficult situation. Makes me think of Mathew 19:24  - "It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God."

July 25th is Candles on a Cake Day, honoring a tradition with German origins. You're pretty special if your birthday happens to be today.

The celebration known as Santiago, honoring Saint James, takes place in Spain on this date. When Santiago falls on a Sunday the year is El Ano Santo, a holy year. Pilgrims who travel to the town of Santiago during a holy year will be free of all sin, as decreed by Pope Calixto II.

Fiji observes Constitution Day on July 25th.

July 25th brings yet another ice cream-related holiday, probably my favorite. Hard to beat the combo of cold vanilla ice cream, smooth hot fudge, and crunchy toasted pecans. Happy National Hot Fudge Sundae Day!

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