April 6th – National Caramel Popcorn Day | National Teflon Day

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Welcome to April 6th, 2020, on the National Day Calendar.  Today we celebrate ideas that really stick! Let’s join Anna Devere after the break. If you thought popcorn day was good, things just got better.  On National Caramel Popcorn Day we celebrate Marlo’s favorite day combined with the sweet buttery crunch of caramel. And little known fact: Popcorn Day was the original spark for Marlo’s question: What’s with all these National Days?  Sitting in a coffee shop he wondered where … Continue reading “April 6th – National Caramel Popcorn Day | National Teflon Day”

April 5, 2020 – National First Contact Day | National Deep Dish Pizza Day

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Transcript for April 5th Welcome to April 5th, 2020, on the National Day Calendar.  Today we celebrate a quantum leap forward and a mile high pie. More after the break from our founder, Marlo Anderson. Forty two years from now, a scientist will create the first warp drive engine and humanity will blast off into space and meet aliens for the very first time. Thanks to Zephram Cochran’s invention, we become friends with Vulcans and the far ends of the … Continue reading “April 5, 2020 – National First Contact Day | National Deep Dish Pizza Day”

April 4, 2020 – Jeep 4×4 Day|National School Librarian Day

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Transcript for April 4th Welcome to April 4th, 2020, on the National Day Calendar.  Today we celebrate the wizards of words and the Call of the Wild that must be heard! More after the break from our founder, Marlo Anderson. When Buffy the Vampire Slayer needed advice on battling the forces of evil she went to see Giles, her mentor and school librarian. It’s safe to say that most school librarians do not dispense tips on fighting monsters, but they … Continue reading “April 4, 2020 – Jeep 4×4 Day|National School Librarian Day”

April 3, 2020 – National Chocolate Mousse Day | National Film Score Day

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Transcript for April 3rd Welcome to April 3rd, 2020, on the National Day Calendar.  Today we celebrate desserts of the rich and famous and the sounds that set the stage.   More after the break… Mousse Oh Sha-cola!  We’re talking French, baby: smooth.  It’s no wonder this creamy sensation has rocked our sweet-tooth since the 18th century, when “Marie Antoinette hairdos” and men in puffy shirts were a la mode.  What’s amazing is how long chocolate mousse has tickled our … Continue reading “April 3, 2020 – National Chocolate Mousse Day | National Film Score Day”

April 2, 2020 – World Autism Awareness Day |National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day

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Transcript for April 2nd Welcome to April 2nd, 2020, on the National Day Calendar.  Today we celebrate a shift in perspective and a mash-up we can’t get enough of.  More after the break from our founder, Marlo Anderson. World Autism Awareness Day is celebrated each year on April 2nd as one of only three health issues recognized by the United Nations. In honor of the millions of people affected by autism, the Light it Up Blue campaign encourages people to … Continue reading “April 2, 2020 – World Autism Awareness Day |National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day”

April 1, 2020 – April Fools Day | National Sourdough Day

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Transcript for April 1st Welcome to April 1st, 2020, on the National Day Calendar.  Today we celebrate pulling a fast one and a wild west flavor that can’t be tamed. More after the break from our founder, Marlo Anderson. Think Daylight Savings Time causes problems with scheduling? Try changing the entire calendar. In 1582, France switched from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian version, which we still use today. That meant that New Year’s Day moved from March to January … Continue reading “April 1, 2020 – April Fools Day | National Sourdough Day”

March 31, 2020 – National Crayon Day | National Tater Day

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Transcript for March 31st Welcome to March 31st, 2020 on the National Day Calendar.  Today we celebrate all the colors of the rainbow and the glorious food that continues to inspire us.  More after the break from our founder, Marlo Anderson. In grade school, nothing said “status” like owning a huge box of Crayola Crayons especially if you had the built-in sharpener! Crayons were first produced in 1903 by Binney & Smith, and childrens’ art hasn’t been the same since. … Continue reading “March 31, 2020 – National Crayon Day | National Tater Day”

March 30, 2020 – National I’m in Control Day | National Walk in the Park Day

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Transcript for March 30th Welcome to March 30th, 2020 on the National Day Calendar.  Today we celebrate the practical solutions for when life is “No Walk in the Park.”  Let’s join Anna Devere for more after the break. Hard as we try, sometimes life can feel as if it’s getting away from us. A million emails to reply to. Dishes piling up in the sink. Overbooked meetings. Stop for a minute, take a deep breath, and re-evaluate what’s going on. … Continue reading “March 30, 2020 – National I’m in Control Day | National Walk in the Park Day”

March 29, 2020 – National Lemon Chiffon Cake Day | National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day

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Transcript for March 29th Welcome to March 29th, 2020 on the National Day Calendar.  Today we celebrate the untold fortunes of those brave enough to chase the American Dream.  More after the break from our founder, Marlo Anderson. Rick and Margie Segel founded National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day in honor of Rick’s parents who opened a hat store in 1939 that grew to a 10,000 square foot, $2 million dollar clothing store. It’s as if a mighty oak … Continue reading “March 29, 2020 – National Lemon Chiffon Cake Day | National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day”

March 28, 2020 – National Weed Appreciation Day| National Something on A Stick Day

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Transcript for March 28th Welcome to March 28th, 2020 on the National Day Calendar.  Today we celebrate all things that are worth shaking a stick at.  Let’s join Anna Devere with more after the break. If you’ve ever been to the Minnesota State Fair then you know that practically everything goes on a stick; from corn to fried oreos, and even church flyers.  It’s kind of a Midwest thing. But what’s not to like with this “food on the go” … Continue reading “March 28, 2020 – National Weed Appreciation Day| National Something on A Stick Day”