The last week of May and start of June brings us some interesting holidays. We celebrate office supplies, awareness of some serious issues, and usher in both gay pride month and candy month. Big doings.
Tuesday, May 28th
National Brisket Day
Not a fan.
National Hamburger Day
Not a fan here either.
Wednesday, May 29th
National Paperclip Day
I do love me some office supplies!
National Coq Au Vin Day
I’m allergic to mushrooms, so nope.
National Senior Health & Fitness Day
It’s important for seniors to stay in shape!
Thursday, May 30th
National Creativity Day
I really wish I was more creative.
National Water a Flower Day
Probably the only day I’ll remember to water my plants.
National Hole In My Bucket Day
There’s a hole in my bucket, dear Eliza, dear Eliza…you’re welcome.
National Mint Julep Day
Not my favorite, but ok.
“Loomis Day is observed annually across the nation on May 30. Washington, DC dentist, Mahlon Loomis, received US patent number 129,971 titled “An Improvement in Telegraphing” on wireless telegraphy in July of 1872.” There’s the thing you learned today.
World Multiple Sclerosis Day
Visit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to learn more.
Friday, May 31st
Autonomous Vehicle Day
Honestly, the thought of self-driving cars freaks me out.
National Save Your Hearing Day
Sometimes I wonder what wearing headphones all the time at work will do to my hearing. Then I remember I don’t care because nothing is as bad as speaking to my co-workers.
National Speak in Sentences Day
National Macaroon Day
National Utah Day
I’ve only ever been to the Salt Lake City airport, so my knowledge here is limited.
National Smile Day
I’ve been doing this thing where I smile at people more. Verdict is out on whether they think I’m nuts or pleasant.
Necrotizing Fasciitis Awareness Day
Flesh eating disease? I’m aware.
National Heat Awareness Day
What kind of heat? Outside temperature? The heating in my house? What?
Saturday, June 1st
World Reef Awareness Day
Coral reefs are dying at an alarming rate all around the globe. Visit SECORE to learn more.
National Olive Day
OMG, I love olives.
National Heimlich Maneuver Day
This really is something we should all know how to do.
National Go Barefoot Day
I’m not really a big fan. Slippers for life.
National Nail Polish Day
As someone whose nails are always done, yesssssssssssss.
National Say Something Nice Day
Seriously, try this every day. It’s not hard.
National Penpal Day
Do kids still have penpals? That used to be fun.
National Hazelnut Cake Day
Can’t say I’ve ever had it. Yes, I would like it.
National Black Bear Day
Keep them away from me, but they are cute.
National Bubbly Day
Mimosas for everyone!
National Prairie Day
Where are there prairies exactly?
National Trails Day
I’ll be celebrating with some trail mix. I don’t do the outdoors.
Sunday, June 2nd
National Rotisserie Chicken Day
Sometimes I buy these at the supermarket and then act like I cooked it myself.
National Rocky Road Day
I’m not a big marshmallow fan.
National Bubba Day
“Often used as an affectionate nickname for a brother, Bubba is also used by close family friends as a term of endearment. National Bubba Day celebrates all those loved ones who we have affectionately called Bubba over the years.” No. Just no.
National Cancer Survivor’s Day
Among the bravest people out there.
National Leave The Office Early Day – unless June 2nd falls on a weekend, at which time it would be acknowledged on the closest working day
Peace out tomorrow at noon. It’s a holiday.
Additionally, June is:
Fight the Filthy Fly Month
Gay Pride Month
National Accordion Awareness Month
National Adopt a Cat Month
National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month
Rose Month Turkey Love