Kev’s Daily Take On 11/26/2022

 I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands,
One nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

Awareness Spotlight shines on…

Small Biz Daily

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY urges us to shop locally.  This benefits the community and provides a more personalized shopping experience.

NATIONAL ANTI-OBESITY DAY falls right in the middle of some major food holidays.  The national rate of obesity has steadily risen with the year 2000 being the first year for there to be more people who are obese than are not. It is so much easier to put on the weight, and I am not sure why this increased rate, but I do know I could eat a little better and move a little more.

On Today’s Menu…

NATIONAL CAKE DAY doesn’t care what kind, just have a piece of any cake you like.  I don’t think I’ve ever met a cake I didn’t like, but a simple yellow cake with chocolate icing is hard to beat.

Sneak Peek at Tomorrow’s Events and Celebrations

Secondhand Sunday

National Craft Jerky Day

Bavarian Cream Pie Day

First Sunday of Advent

On this day…

1863 – President Lincoln proclaims Thanksgiving to be a national holiday

1865 – Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland is published in America

1885 – Ladislaus Weinek is the first to capture a meteor in a photograph

1917 – The National Hockey League is formed with the Montreal Canadians, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators, and Quebec Bulldogs

1922 – Archaeologists Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon enter the tomb of King Tutankhamen

1942 – Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman take us to Casablanca

2016 – On this day, my lovely bride said yes. We were blessed for a beautiful November day to hold our outdoor ceremony at the St. Louis Dog Museum. The guests were all dressed in style and looked amazing. However, none of this wonder could compare to the beauty that radiated from my wife that day. Thank you, baby, for saying “I do” and Happy Anniversary!

Happy Birthday to…

Mary Edwards Walker (1832-1919)
She is the only woman to receive the Medal of Honor.  Given to her by President Andrew Johnson she served as an army surgeon, spy and women’s rights advocate

William Haviland Carrier (1876-1950)
He invented the modern air conditioner

New York Daily News
Bill Wilson. (1895-1971)
Co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous

India Today
Maurice McDonald (1902-1998)
Along with his brother, he started McDonald’s

MPR News
Charles Schulz (1922-2000)
He brought us Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang
Tina Turner (1939- )
From Proud Mary to Private Dancer to What’s Love Got to Do with It? this 5-time Grammy winner from East St. Louis went on to have a musical made about her life – Tina – and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Enjoy the day and make it your own

Dear Heavenly Father, thank you for your many and continued blessings.  Be with those who are suffering and let them know that there is hope. I pray this in the name of Jesus, Amen.

Thank you to National Day CalendarNational TodayHistory.comBritannica.comWikipediaon this

#SmallBusinessSaturday, #NationalCakeDay, #NationalAntiObesityDay, #Enjoythedayandmakeityourown  


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