Kev’s Daily Take On 03/14/2023


 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.

Celebrate You with…


 Break out the pen and paper and celebrate WRITE YOUR STORY DAY.  Everyone has a story to tell and putting yours down on paper somehow makes it a little more real.  I bet you have a very interesting tale to pen.

Education and Information

The National Committee on Pay Equity brings us NATIONAL EQUAL PAY DAY.  The day that this falls on is very significant in that today represents how much more women have to work into the year to make as much as men did last year.  Women have come a long way and now make 83 cents to the $1.00 that men do, on the average.  However, until they get paid what they deserve, this needs to keep moving forward.  If a person can do the job – pay them fairly.


LEARN ABOUT BUTTERFLIES DAY comes in on a wing and a prayer.  The prayer is for more flowers and habitats to be grown so as to give these gossamer beauties a place to do their thing.  Just like the bees, they count on us to help them survive – and we count on them as well.  With over 20,000 different types around the world, there is a lot to learn about these winged wonders.

For Fun

Let’s celebrate a little math with NATIONAL PI DAY.  3/14 is the day to acknowledge the constant 3.14159265… which has been calculated to be the ratio between the circumference and diameter of a circle.  There are two ways to celebrate this… either calculate the number until you get tired (it goes on forever) or grab a slice of your favorite pie – fruit, chocolate, pizza… it doesn’t matter – just pick one and indulge.

Break out those art supplies and bring on CHILDREN’S CRAFT DAY.  If you have kiddos who need something to do – have them run around the yard first so they will get some energy out to listen – and get to creating masterpieces of glue, construction paper, popsicle sticks, glitter, and crayons.

On Today’s Menu…

Baking Business

You can’t eat just one on NATIONAL POTATO CHIP DAY.  All the way back on August 24, 1853, Chef George Crum decided to slice his potatoes as thin as he could, fry them and add extra salt.  Turns out he was on to something.  Grab a bag of your favorite chips and dip away.

Sneak Peek at Tomorrow’s Events and Celebrations

National SBCD Day

Shoe the World Day

Buzzards Day

Peanut Lovers Day

Pears Helene Day

On this day…

1592 – At 6:53 and 58 seconds on this date – the ultimate “PI day” occurs – 3.14159265358

1764 – Eli Whitney receives a patent for his cotton gin.

1899 – Count Ferdinand Von Zeppelin was issued the patent for the… yep, you guessed it… navigable balloon

1903 – President Theodore Roosevelt created the first wildlife refuge and would go on to create 54 more – man he was a cool President

1923 – President Warren G. Harding becomes the first President to pay income tax

1927 – Elsie Eaves becomes the first woman elected to the American Society of Civil Engineers

1950 – The first 10 Most Wanted list is published by the FBI

1958 – Perry Como’s To Catch a Falling Star earns the first Gold Record status

1964 – Jack Ruby is found guilty of the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald – the assassin of President John Kennedy – and is the first televised courtroom verdict

2005 – U2 makes it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

2011 – Alice Cooper and Neil Diamond make it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

2017 – For the first time in 273 years, the world’s oldest golf club – Muirfield in Scotland – allows women as members

Happy Birthday to…

Lucy Beaman Hobbs Taylor (1833-1910)
The first woman to earn a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree

Famous People
John Luther Casey Jones (1864-1900)
Skilled train engineer who saved the lives of his passengers while sacrificing his own because of a collision with a stalled train

Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
He proved that it was all relative
Hank Ketcham (1920-2001)
Gave us Denis the Menace

Steve Scalise
Frank Borman (1928-)
Astronaut who led the first mission to orbit the moon in 1968  

Rolling Stone
Quincy Jones (1933-)
Extraordinary songwriter, composer, and musician – wonder where he keeps his 28 Grammy Awards?
Michael Caine (1933- )
Talented actor who has been giving us moving moments for over 70 years.  Some of his more notable films include Alfie (1966), The Man Who Would Be King (1975), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988), Secondhand Lions (2003) and Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)


Billy Crystal (1948-) This funny guy got his breakthrough role as Jodie on Soap (1977-81), and would go on to star in Running Scared (1986), The Princess Bride (1987), When Harry Met Sally (1989) and Analyze This (1999)

Inquirer Sports
Stephen Curry (1988- )
This NBA MVP has led his teams to several championships and is the current 3-point champ with 2,974

USA Today

Simone Biles (1997- ) Has more medals – 30 – for gymnastics, than Quincy Jones has Grammys

Enjoy the day and make it your own

Most wonderful Father, thank You for Your blessings and may You continue to guide us and watch over us as we go through life.  Thank You for your love.  I pray this in Your name, Jesus, Amen.

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

#NationalEqualPayDay, #PIDay, #WriteYourStoryDay, #PotatoChipDay, #ChildrensCraftDay, #LearnAboutButterfliesDay, #Enjoythedayandmakeityourown

Happy Birthday to Lucy Hobbs Taylor, Casey Jones, Albert Einstein, Hank Ketcham, Frank Borman, Quincy Jones, Michael Caine, Billy Crystal, Stephan Curry, Simone Biles 


2 responses to “Kev’s Daily Take On 03/14/2023”

  1. I posted the butterfly and its description on FB. Hope that’s okay.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Of course. I am a little flattered you did so. Thank you. 😁


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