January 23rd

First snow that stuck but now it’s gone for the most part. Woke up to almost wo inches. Now it’s just another grey and drizzly day. However, there is more snow in the forecast.

National Handwriting Day

National Pie Day

 Measure your Feet Day

CHINESE NEW YEAR

Today is National Handwriting Day in the United States, a time for acknowledging the history and influence of penmanship.

Established in 1977, it’s celebrated on January 23, the birthday of John Hancock.

The American founding father often remembered for his iconic signature on the Declaration of Independence would have turned 275 this year.

We commemorate the holiday below with a look at how handwriting has evolved.

There are many things you can do on this day to recognize penmanship. Decorate a card or poster with you fancy penmanship. Take a cake and decorate it with icing. Come up with as many creative ways to use your penmanship as possible. Perhaps this is a good day to develop your signature for long-term life purposes.

Whatever it is, remember the beauty of penmanship and its importance in everyday life. It is after all what separates your signature from everyone else’s. Let today be a celebration of your signature as a blue print of your writing.

Measure your Feet Day

Yes! There is a day called Measure your feet Day!! No one knows how it was originated or why it is celebrated. However, it is celebrated on the 23rd of January. On this particular day everyone measures their foot.  After all when was the last time you measured your foot?

There is no particular origination of this particular day. The most exciting part of the day is to play some activities which involve on your feet. You may not get a holiday on this particular day but after office you can go home and enjoy some quality time with your friends and family. Measure your feet day can be a simple day but you can celebrate it in your own way.

This is a good time to see whose foot is bigger, which toe is longer, count how many toes you have. See how many feet it takes to walk a foot. Make up activities but have some family fun with it.


National Pie Day

Why is National Pie Day celebrated on Jan. 23 or 1/23? Because celebrating the wholesome goodness of pie is as easy as 1-2-3.

Created by the American Pie Council, National Pie Day is dedicated to the celebration of pie. As part of our American heritage, this day is a perfect opportunity to pass on the love and enjoyment of pie eating and pie making to future generations.

CHINESE NEW YEAR

The Chinese New Year (also known as the Lunar New Year) begins on Jan. 23 and will be welcomed in Asian communities with 15 days of food, firecrackers and fanfare designed to ensure that the Year of the Dragon is full of good fortune.

For more about this look up information about Chinese New Year and foods to eat.

 

No matter what you do today there are plenty of activities to celebrate, and many foods to experience and celebrate. Learn about new Chinese customs and what the year of the dragon means. Today is a day of adventure, celebration and fun.

Start your day land enjoy where it takes you.

 

Until next time:)

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