“Whatever you are, be a good one.” — Abraham Lincoln
Everyone loves to talk about Ground Hog Day, Valentine’s Day, and the Super Bowl in February. Did you see your shadow while groundhogs were checking for theirs? Shadow or no, in this area, February is the third month of winter in the Northern Hemisphere and the snowiest month of the year. Don’t forget the cards, paper hearts, chocolate and possibly flowers requisite for Valentine’s Day on the 14th–you’ve been given notice. By the way, it’s the only month to have 4 full weeks making February and March start on the same day of the week.  Those born this month share their birthdays with at least 27 authors, historical figures, and celebrities including Elizabeth Blackwell, James Michener, Martin Luther King Jr., Gertrude Stein, Abraham Lincoln, Jennifer Aniston to name a few. The Anglo-Saxons called February Sol-monath, meaning “cake month.” Though they offered cake to the gods, we suggest having cake with some friends. Maybe you could add cake to your Super Bowl party menu… Want to learn more, Check out your local library in person or on the web. There is so much available free with your free library card.  “Don’t put off for tomorrow what you can do today because if you enjoy it today, you can do it again tomorrow.” — James A. Michener
Where do we get this stuff? This week we browsed https://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/februaryhttps://quotefancy.com/abraham-lincoln-quotes, and https://quotefancy.com/james-a-michener-quotes