Monday, September 9, 2013

Boss/Employee Exchange Day, Teddy Bear Day, more

September 9th, 2013, is National Boss/Employee Exchange Day, National Teddy Bear Day, National Grandparents' Day, Wonderful Weirdos Day, Chrysanthemum Day, Bonza Bottler Day, FASD Day, Santa Maria de la Cabeza, Independence Day (North Korea), National Steak au Poivre Day, and Wienerschnitzel Day. 

The Monday after Labor Day in the U.S is National Boss/Employee Exchange Day. You may not be able to exchange roles, per se, but surely you can take a few moments to exchange some ideas in a friendly, non-confrontational manner. You might both profit from the experience.

National Teddy Bear Day honors that classic children's toy everyone loves, named after President Theodore Roosevelt.

Austin, Texas celebrates Wonderful Weirdos Day on September 9th, embracing their imaginative and eclectic spirit.

Chrysanthemum Day is celebrated in Japan and China on the 9th day of the 9th month. People collect evening dew from chrysanthemums and wipe it onto their skin, hoping to stay youthful.

Bonza Bottler Day occurs once a month, when the month and day are represented by the same number. 9/9 this time around.

FASD Day is meant to raise awareness of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. The first event was held on 9/9/99, and every year bells are rung at 9:09 a.m. to encourage a healthy nine months of pregnancy.

Santa Maria de la Cabeza, Saint Mary of the Head, is honored on this date every year. She is so named because her relic, her actual head preserved in a reliquary, is used when praying to remove drought.

North Korea observes Independence Day on September 9th, featuring Arirang or Mass Games.

What could possibly be more delectable than a juicy steak crusted with peppercorns? Nothing I know of! Celebrate National Steak au Poivre Day. Bon appetit!

What a wonderful day for carnivorous foodies! In addition to the holiday mentioned above, today is also Wienerschnitzel Day. Wienerschnitzel is a wonderful Austrian and German dish, featuring a boneless veal cutlet breaded and fried. Guten Appetit!

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