Friday, December 13, 2019

Scandi Friday / 12-13-19

Scandi Friday EveryOne
Haaapy, Friday, we are singing Thumpity thump, thump, thumpity thump. thump look at Frosty Go, Yeee ha, Haaapy Birth’’’ I mean Haaaapy Friday. Wow we made it, we really, really made it. And I think I have one up on Olaf., I got here without losing my head completely, which for me this week was a feet beyond thought. So How are you, are you missing a leg or an arm, has some munching moose or elk eaten your carrot nose. Has some old magician decided to take back his magic hat that you found fair and square. Well fear not you are you, and although you may be a who-banger short or a who-blaster broken I really believe if you look all around you will find all your parts where they really should be, including that stuff we call gray matter in your skull. So give a big hoot, a real rooty, toot, toot and let’s put on our running shoes and head for that station for the train we all want. And once all aboard, and bound for the end, we can set our sight on the last station we all know, Paradise Friday. So lace up your leathers, and button down your flappers roll up the sleeves and let’s get this train rolling. Cause we have a place, with all kinds of neat people just waiting for us to arrive at Paradise Station. This weeks theme has been different types of Christmas Stars. Hope you all have a wicked cool Friday and more so weekend and we will see you next week, same time same starting point. Remember no casualties left, if someone is in true need lend a hand and to all the rest, invite them along. And may you and all yours have a very Happy, Happy from here to the end.
Your Morning Jester
Steve Gimmi

Holidays & Observances:
National Popcorn String Day
Ice Cream & Violins Day
National Day of The Horse
National Guard Birthday
National Salesperson Day
Official Lost & Found Day

National Biscuits and Gravy Day - 14
National Bouillabaisse Day - 14
International Monkey Day - 14
Roast Chestnuts Day - 14
U.K. National Postal Worker Day - 14
AKC Champtionships - 14
Day Of The Horse - 14
Gingerbread Decorating Day - 14
International Shareware Day- 14
National Wreaths Across America Day - 14 
Yoga Day -  14
Christmas Bird Count Week: 14-1/5
*Halcyon Days: 14-28

National Gingerbread Latte Day - 15
National Lemon Cupcake Day - 15
Bill of Rights Day - 15
Cat Herders Day - 15
International Tea Day - 15
National Cupcake Day - 15
National Wear Your Pearls Day - 15
Zamenhof Day (Esperato Literature Day) - 15

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Moravian Thursday / 12-12-19

Moravian Thursday EveryOne
With a Hi and a Ho and an off we go It’s time to get these creaky old bones and joins moving this morning. Never under estimate the power of being able to get up in the morning, to open ye ole eyelids and seeing the all that is happening outside your window, even if it is not what is your first choice to see. Don’t ever poo-poo hearing the dark bark and the or the geese honk, or the doorbell ring. Ok so these are not a few of my favorite thinks to hear, unless the dog is tell me he wants to go out when Im away, or the right before the goose gives me a golden egg, and the doorbell I only want to hear when the kids have driven in and I was expecting them or the UPS or FedX guy delivering a package (which in my area they don’t do). But in all things give thanks many can not  enjoy seeing a cloudy sunrise, or hear the birds chirp, or smell the coffee in the morning and some cannot even feel a loving hand touch them. So as you get going this morning, as everything around you starts to bother you, or get under your skin, stop and give thanks for all that is good and let the rest go. Ok we are on our journey off this mountain of work. Grab a hand and take from company with you and make it a joint effort. Along the way if you come on one in true need, stop and lend a hand and to all the rest greet warmly. And may you and all those around you have a most Happy, Happy all day long.
Your Morning Penguin
Steve Gimmi

Holidays & Observances:
National Cocoa Day
National Ambrosia Day
Gingerbread House Day
National Ding-a-Ling Day
Poinsettia Day
International Day of Neutrality: 12
National 12-hour Fresh Breath Day: 12
National Lost Day: 12 Link
Our Lady of Guadelupe

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Getting On with the Holidays & Roasted Baby Beet & Spinach Salad / 12-11-19

      Another year another Christmas here in the old homestead here on Cape Cod. As part of the electrical system in my house being updated we discovered that I nearly burnt the house down with an outdoor sparkle lazar light that shorted out and literally fried the plug and extension cord. Come to find out, the outdoor plug nor the breaker was GMIF rated or the right amp-age. So when the light and extension fried I was lucky the house did not go up in flams as well. But all is now good with new outlets, new breakers, new extensions, and new lights. So back to business with Christmas lights. I have all my trees up, and two out of three decorated, but all have lights and have their stars on top. The work is still not done and the other night I went to put in my wall bookshelves and instead of finishing the job, stripped the head of the anchor screw and in trying to get it out put a hole in my wall. So now as my contractor gets back to my pantry I have to have him patch the hole in my wall, as all my cookbooks are scattered around the living room. Oh and did I tell you, we figured the problem with the pantry panels I purchased, they were not doors but cover panels for like a refrigerator front, not pantry doors. So this week, I took the panels back and exchanged them for cabinet doors, at twice the cost of course. But tis the time of season to be giving I guess. The gift are all wrapped and by the end of the week will be on their way to the rightful addresses in time for Christmas Day. Maybe one more gift that I have been looking for to be gotten but other than that I am done. I have had off this week from work and most of the time has been getting this place back to living as I once knew it, and it is coming. I am just looking for the rest of this week to get that extra bit of sleep and gather my whits and senses about me. I hope that during this holiday season you can find a bit of time to get a way from the hustle and bustle and find ways to reflect on all that is good in and around you. Turn off the TV, most of the social media or have the good graces to change the station. Be wise to be part of good cheer and not bad news. Then share something good with those you come in contact with. May you have a fantastic holiday season and an extra special if you can do it right here on ole Cape Cod.  
      Time for small and local business report. This week I am going to hit on a few small town book stores. It's that wonderful season of giving and what better thing to give then a new or used book. If it's a young reader, make sure it is new, not used. To a book lover they don't care, new used, and to us who collect cook books, an old first edition, or just one we don't have is an awesome gift. So check these out this holiday season. 
   The Brewster Book Store located at 2648 Main St, Brewster, MA on 6A two doors down from the Snowy Owl Coffee Shop. They new books, and love to highlight local writers and do book signings. Check them out at
   Parnassus Book Services is located in Yarmouth Port at MA-6A, Yarmouth Port, MA across the street from the Old Yarmouth Inn. This is a very unique bookstore that has been an icon along the Old Kings Highway for some time. Don't come looking for a new print book, as this is an used book store, but does carry an occasional local writers new print. But other than that, this is a used book haven that if you want something with some real history to it, this is the place you want to check out. Oh ya, website, facebook, or instagram. They are still old school about it all. 
   Also, Titcomb's Bookshop located at 432 Rt 6A East Sandwich, MA also on facebook and twitter. They specialize in new books, Cape Cod Books, they have book clubs and the list goes on. They are a really neat place to go and hide for a time, while checking out what's new in print. 
   In Chatham you will want to check out Where the Sidewalk Ends, located at 432 Main St
Chatham, MA or online at What a plethora of local Cape Cod writers and books on Cape Cod, about Cape Cod or based on Cape Cod and let's not forget cooking Cape Cod. This is a wonderful bookstore located towards the east end of Chatham. If you have not wondered down to that far end, other than to drive by it on your way to the lighthouse, stop it, and take the time to check this place out, it will be worth your while. 
   Now these are not the only bookstores, bookshops on Cape Cod, but the point here is to get your juices flowing and get your mind going to move your feet to check out these wonderful places. And most if not all are open year round, not just during the "high" season. So check them out. 
      The other night we went out to dinner at The Oyster Company located in Dennis Port at 202 Depot St. We went a tad early, like around 5 pm and other then the folks at the bar we had the place to ourselves. By the time we finished there were several other folks and more coming in. I had the Roasted Wasabi Crusted Duck, when can I stop saying YUM. Not overly spicy, great depth in flavor, not greasy at all and, well done as well as could have expected. The wife had the Lobster Quesadilla which most of that came home and we had for lunch the next day. Just as good the second day as the first. The fresh homemade rolls we could have made a meal out of those. We passed on the dessert, only because we were too filled and did not want to ruin a great meal and time out with overstuffing ourselves. I know from the past they have grand desserts and are something to enjoy. This is a great time of the year to go and have a special time out, cause come "high"season you can not get in there without a reservation and good luck getting one of those. This place is that good.   
      Welcome to the land where seasons are about as confused as box turtle is in a round swimming pool. (ok stop and think on that for a bit), or a New Jersey driver in a round-about. (Sorry, but Iwas born in Philly and know about them Jersey drivers, Being funny dah). Anyway, 60 degrees one day and the next we are getting cumulative snow. What is up with this, I am just hoping for all the kiddies that we do end up with a white Christmas. Well getting on with the reporting of the stations business, the sea's have been calm from the standpoint of any major incidence happening, so nothing big happening there. As far as our winter gathering and display, last week was the first weekend and we had a great time roasting marshmallows, drinking hot chocolate and talking about what it was like in the lighthouse stations during the Christmas season. We have several more to go before Christmas and two after. So come and join us, the tower will not be open, unless we get the special permission to open it up on Christmas Day and that has not come through yet. The grounds are open all the time as you know, and the view is still spectacular from the lookout point, and the dunes and grasslands are still explorable. So even though it is the fall (winter does not come till December 21) we still have things to do here. If you have a group that would like to do a fall tour please give us a call and we will be happy to set you up. These appointment tours and the school kids tours are the only tours we do during the off season, so if you drive by and see folks there, that's what is going on. Thank you for understanding. Now I know this is not long but, hey not much happening, which is good sometimes. I hope you have a wonderful holiday season and especially if you can do it right here on old Cape Cod. 
      So the last of the side dishes for this year has come upon us. Without knowing it or really trying I have come up with a dish that actually looks holiday like. I love beets to begin with fresh is always best but hey in a moment of desperation caned will do. And Spinach for some reason, Ok I know why, overcooked or canned is just gross, but spinach if in a salad fresh or cooked properly is just downright yummy. So combined the two and you have a fantastic salad for the holiday season or to go with leftovers. I hope you have enjoyed this years choices in side dishes and remember, eating healthy does not mean boring or costing an arm and a leg. Now on with the show.

      This week's recipe: Roasted Baby Beet & Spinach Salad

      1       Lb       Baby Beets, stemmed
      1      Tbsp    minced shallot
      3      Tbsp    fresh lemon juice
   1/2      tsp       Dijon mustard
   1/4      cup      EVOO (extra-virgin olive oil)
                          Sea Salt to taste
                          Group Pepper to taste
   3-4      cups    washed and dried spinach
   1/4      Lb       crumbled Roquefort cheese

      Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Wash beets, then wrap in parchment-lined aluminum foil and roast until tender or about 45-60 minutes. All to cool, Peel beets and cut in half. Whisk together Shallot, lemon juice, and mustard. Whisk in oil until emulsified and season with salt & pepper. Toss beets in a little of the dressing. Place spinach on a large platter, top with beets then cheese. Drizzle lightly with dressing. Serve remaining dressing on side.         

Bethlehem Wednesday / 12-11-19

Bethlehem Wednesday EveryOne
Oh happy day, Oh happy day, yippy ky-ya, we have gone over the river and through the woods and now up and over this midweek mountain peak. And then off we go to Paradise Friday. Yup now half way there in about 4 hours of work time. And to think you did not was to get out of bed on Monday. Just think all you would have missed, I know I could have done without some of it. But overall I’m still alive, still kicking and still doing ok. So pull up you boots and tighten the belt, we have a destination to reach and sitting here is not going to get us there. May you have a very inspirational day and may you be an inspiration to someone along the way. Remember this day only happens once in a lifetime, so do right with it and make the most of it. You can’t change the past but you can make a difference for the future. Have a great and wonderful today, remember if you come on one in true need, lend a hand and to the rest, be a friend. And may you have a most Happy, Happy all day long.
Your Morning Guru
Steve Gimmi

Holidays & Observances:
National Noodle Ring Day
International Mountain Day
Kaleidoscope Day
Magnum P.I. Day
National App Day
National Sobriety Day
UNICEF Birthday

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Barn Tuesday / 12-10-19

Barn Tuesday EveryOne
Time for the Tuesday trot, hut two, three, four, hut, two, three, four, a little calisthenics for the brain, and a visual workout to get one stimulated. My mind is ready and willing but how come the body is not willing to move. Sometimes the song the old gray mule just ain’t what he used to be. Warmer temps and rain today but back into freezer tomorrow, and a mule might be kind.  But is it what it is and I am alive and relatively well, so for that I give thanks. So you up and at ‘em this morning, bouncing like a baby bunny on steroids being chased by a fox. Ya I thought so, so let’s all take encouragement this fine feathered morning and stick together as we head up this mountain called work today. Giving credence to the phrase the sum of the whole is stronger than the sum of one. We will together support each other and encourage each other throughout today so that each of us can make it through the day together. So you ready, I know, I know, but the world ain’t stoppen to let anyone off and it does not slow up to let someone catch up. So let’s get this train started and let’s conquer this hill collectively together. ONWARD HO. And if one falls and truly needs a hand we all lend one to help, and if anyone crosses our path greet them and offer them to join, and may by the end of the we each one of us be able to look back and know it has been truly and Happy, Happy for us all day long.
Your Morning Coach
Steve Gimmi

Holidays & Observances 
National Lager Day - YUM
Dewey Decimal System Day
Human Rights Day
International Animal Rights Day
Jane Addams Day
Nobel Prize Day
Computer Science Education Week: 9-15 sorry missed this one. 
Human Rights Week: 10-17

Monday, December 9, 2019

Moroccan Monday / 12-09-19

Moroccan Monday EveryOne
Welcome Monday morning, and what a beautiful morning to be alive, Fah who for-azel, dah who dor-azel welcome Morning Come this way (yes Dr Seuss again) Welcome, Welcome rah-moose Welcome, Welcome Dah who Dah-moose Monday is in our grasp, So long as we have hands to clasp.  Sometimes we need to take a look at Mondays like we do the holidays and enjoy what is really important, that we have life and breath and friends and abilities and opportunities. Am I always bubbly and effervescent on Monday’s? Heck no, but I try, and I try to be thankful for what has been given me and all that is before me. As we travel through this holiday time, regardless of what faith you practice or if any and give an ear to a man with some very interesting insight and the Who’s of Whoville and let not the circumstances of our surroundings get us down but give thanks and be grateful what we do have. I hope that your day is filled with fun surprises and great expectations that are met. How if you run into one who is in true need, lend a hand, and to all the others give a great smile. And may you be blessed with a very Happy, Happy all day long.
Your Morning Friend
Steve Gimmi

Holidays & Observances:
My Birthday :-) 
National Pastry Day
Christmas Card Day
Cremation Day
Green Monday
International Anti-corruption Day
International Day of Remembrance of Victims of Genocide Crimes. 
Weary Willie Day
World Techno Day


Friday, December 6, 2019

Jingle Juice Friday / 12-6-19

Jingle Juice Friday EveryOne
So it is Friday, and time to get that jig out of your foot and do a little dance or a put a jog in your step. Maybe a shake where you would normally rattle and the let your rock roll. (you see you shake rattle and roll, oh my). Let’s get out the tringler and fuzzles and dafflers and wuzzles and someone please toot on a horn for today there’s a party just waiting to happen, a party of celebration. Is it as big as old Christmas, I’d day pretty not but we have made it right to the end. So time to get hats and time to get cake and just about time for little drinks with umbrellas, but to get there we need to end strong. So put down the peddle, and step up the pace I don’t want to be late for the Friday Paradise party. (thank you Dr Suess for a little help on words). I hope all of you have a fun and fantastic day and weekend, work hard and party harder and we will see you all back her we hope in one piece come the day after the day after tomorrow. Oh, before I forget the theme for this week, they are all names of Christmas Punches according to Remember we all need help sometime so if you come on one in true need lend a hand, and to all the others rooty toot, toot a grand old hello. And may you and yours have a wonderful Happy, Happy all day and weekend long.
Your Morning Jester
Steve Gimmi

Holidays & Observances:
National Gazpacho Day
National Microwave Oven Day
National “Cook for Christmas” Day
St. Nicholas Day
Mitten Tree Day
Put on your own Shoes Day
Faux Fur Friday
Miners' Day
Mitten Tree Day
National Pawnbrokers Day
National Salesperson Day
St. Nicholas Day

National Cotton Candy Day - 7
Ferry Floss Day(Great Britain) - 7
International Civil Aviation Day - 7
Letter Writing Day - 7
Pearl Harbor Day - 7
Earmuff Day or Chester Greenwood Day - 7
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - 7
National Play Outside Day - 7
National Rhubarb Vodka Day - 7
Skywarn Recognition Day - 7

National Brownie Day - 8
International Children's Day - 8
Take it in the Ear Day - 8
Bartender Appreciation Day - 8
AFL-CIO Day- 8
Bodhi Day - 8 [Traditional]
National Day of Lard- 8
Pretend To Be A Time Traveler Day- 8
Worldwide Candle Lighting Day - 8
World Choral Day- 8 
World Pear Day - 8


Thursday, December 5, 2019

Peppermint Nog Thursday / 11-5-19

Peppermint Nog Thursday EveryOne
Happy Thursday and may the birds and the sun always stay in your vision and the sob of the ground beneath your feet. I have always been partial to living, breathing and enjoying life opposed to its counter point. Unless I’m a duck in the middle of hunting season, them may my wings work well. So we are in the decent today off this work mountain, the meat of the week, let’s just hope it is not filled with a lot of slippery fat. I am hoping that we can accomplish much and today while still keeping that sense of humor and a sparkle in the eye and a hope of joy in the heart. Now going to say much more, except ,,,, race you to the bottom, last one there has to turn out the lights and lock the door,,  Ok and yes it is duty if not obligation that if any of us come on one in true need we stop and lend them a hand. And to the rest waive as they cross your path and may at the end you look back know you have had a most Happy, Happy all day long.
Your Morning Penguin
Steve Gimmi

Holidays & Observances:
National Comfort Food Day
Repeal of Prohibition Day
National Sacher Torte Day
Bathtub Party Day
Columbian International Day of The Reef
International Ninja Day
International Volunteer Day for Economic & Social Development
National Package Protection Day
World Soil Day

Getting Ready For the Holidays & a Pink Bikini / 12-4-19

       Well Thanksgiving is over and the December Holiday season is upon us. Weather is starting to turn and the shopping is in full swing. Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and a host of other smaller religious and seasonal observances, fairs, and festivities. Then there is New Year's Eve and Day festivities, and lets not forget our different Asian New Year's festivities happening from January through March and April. So there are some exciting happenings over the next few months. For me I enjoy and celebrate Christmas, but follow Hanukkah very closely. I'm still trying to find a way to combined the two so I can get 7 days of presents, only issues is my family would also want that from me, and want the same amount every night. I can't afford that, LOL. But I am one that feels strongly that my Christian faith holds it roots within the Jewish faith and we need to know as much about the Jewish faith as we do about our own. I also follow the Advent season as does our church. Around my house I love to decorate, although with the construction just finishing up, I have not been able to get all the stuff out I normally do or like to. However I do have two of the three trees up and decorated with the second just finished as of 12-4. I am really behind as I would have normally had them up Thanksgiving weekend or when it falls late like this year the weekend before. And I will leave them up till the weekend after New Years Day. As I have told you over the years, I love to do theme trees in each of the rooms I put up my trees. This year my front living room is decked out with purple lights and German Stars. The stars range from 3 inches being the larges down to the star that has topped my trees now serving its 60th year. The year I was born 1960 the dear saint who lived next door to us in Philadelphia made it for me, and my folks put it on the top of the tree that year and every year after. When I moved out and onto my own I took it with me and it has continued to top my trees since. It is one of the tiniest stars I have ever seen at about 1/2 inch and is one of my most prized stars. This year I found on Etsy a gal from New Bedford that had some really nice 1 3/4  inch stars all different colors that I got and with these additions now have over 100 stars decorating my tree. And my tree is not huge, it is a 7 foot slim line. So high yes but not wide at the bottom. So with all the stars and the purple lights looks really cool. My second tree is in the day/tv room. That is also a 7 footer and slim tree but a bit bigger than the front rooms. I have multicolor, old fashioned style bulb lights that are the new led lights in them. My ornaments are all hallmark penguin ornaments, with only a few non-Hallmark ones. Those ornaments are a little bigger so only about 50-60 on that tree. So I am ready for just about ready and nearly done all shopping and wrapping. Only thing now is how to keep my 14 pound Pomeranian from thinking he is a Christmas present that needs to stay under one or the other tree on the tree skirt, and every time he gets up takes one or more of the ornaments with him. But I have moved a few up a branch or two and that has seemed to help already. Well I hope you are getting there yourselves and that you can start to enjoy the holidays, whatever faith you practice. And may there be peace on earth wherever you call home, but especially if you can call Cape Cod you home.     
      The small/local business report is more like a collaborative this week in that we have several Christmas Strolls going on this weekend. The first will be the Town of Dennis which is my town, is 12-8-19 from Noon to 3:30, Osterville will be Friday 6th at Noon, The Hyannis Jolly Jaunt Sunday 12-8-19 from 8am to 1pm, Brewster for the Holidays goes 3 days from 12-6-19 to 12-8-19, then Christmas by the Sea in Chatham Stroll is December 13 & 14, Yarmouth Port Stroll is the 15th 1-4. and yes there are more. So go google Cape Cod Christmas Strolls 2019 and get a really good list of what is going on around the Cape the next couple of weeks. These strolls support our local communities and help, showcase what these local business have to offer. So get out and visit your own, stop by your neighboring towns stroll and remember to live local, shop local. Speaking of which also coming up this weekend is the LIVE LOVE LOCAL Fest, this year being held at Barnstable Hight School. Saturday evening from 5 - 9 and Sunday from 11-5, this is another place to be able to support our local crafters, artisans and business folk. Get your Christmas shopping done all between the festival and the strolls. And while your at the strolls find a local restaurant to feed your need to eat and enjoy some really good grub.  
      Well the long awaited winter winds have started to blow and that white stuff has been falling from the skies this week. If you are a winter bunny or fox more power to you. I have to admit the older I get the more my body does not like the cold weather. But this is New England and more important Cape Cod, and really I love this place I call my dream job and home more than I care to move yet. This week has been much calmer than last week in general on the seas. We have our commercial fisherman and women out there doing their livelihood from catching what they can to harvesting scallops and other shellfish. Keep these folks in your thoughts and prayers and these jobs are more  dangerous than most of you understand. But we do enjoy what they bring in. I see more cargo ships now days than cruse ships as most of those are in the warmer waters down south or over in Europe. But the beacon is still shinning out for anyone who needs the help and guidance she has to offer, on the high seas, on land or even in the air. May we always be there for those who need us but hope you never be in a situation to need us. Last but not least, our Holiday decorations are up, and yes we cover a plethora of Holidays, from Hanukkah, and Christmas to Kwanzaa and ┼îmisoka, along with Advent, the Winter Solstice and lets not forget Watch Night, and New Years around the world. We are trying to cover as many bases as we can as there are really a lot of holidays and observances that go on during the month of December. We will be open this weekend starting on Friday and go through Sunday from 4pm till 9pm each night. Monday through Thursday the lights will be on we will not have the hot chocolate, hot cider and baked goods or bonfire going on. So you can still drive by and see all the lights. We will go through the weekend after New Years Day. I hope each an everyone one of you have a great and wonderful holiday season and may the peace of God be with you all. See you soon right here on old Cape Cod.                 
      This is the last of the cocktails for this year, so what better way than something hot and sexy and something that you would find on a warm sunny beach somewhere. And for this time of year and for the next 4 months we need all the warm, and hot thoughts we can come up with to get us northerns through the winter months. So get out the glasses, and measuring cups and let's have some fun this final month of the year. Hope you have enjoyed all the bikinis and have tried most of them, in moderation for sure. Have a great and wonderful and remember when celebrating this holidays season, be safe have a designated driver, or stay put, don't make a hardship on your loved ones or worse someone else's loved ones. I know you hear it all the time, but one life saved is worth it. Hope you have enjoyed and hope to see you next year. Now on with the show

      This week's recipe: a Pink Bikini Cocktail (great for parties)

      1-1.75      Liter      bottle raspberry lemonade
        1 3/4      cups     coconut rum
        1            cup       amaretto liqueur

      Mix ingredients together and chill thoroughly. Can be served over ice. ,, to add to the fun, float raspberries or make a raspberry ice ring. Service in 1/2 a coconut, or tiki glasses. Have a beach party in the dead of winter and warm things up.  

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Cranberry Cooler Wednesday / 12-4-19

Cranberry Cooler Wednesday EveryOne
Hello morning hello rise and shine, go away you rain drops and snowflakes that have been falling on my head But just remember if it is still doing those in your area, don’t be a turtle and you roll over and allow the rain drops of this morning to drown you. No, no, no just the opposite, get up both physically and mentally, get moving, be proactive with today and go after it. We have places to go people to see and things to do. We are mid-way through the week, it may be weird Wednesday or even hump day but we are peaking today over the crest of the mountain and starting our decent to Paradise Friday. So pick up your feet and lift up your head and let’s get this train moving. Along the way we will encounter some in true need, be sure lend a hand, and to all the rest that cross our paths, greet heartily. And may you have a most spectacular Happy, Happy all day long.
Your Morning Guru,
Steve Gimmi

Holidays & Observances
National Cookie Day
Santas' List Day
Wear Brown Shoes Day
World Trick Shot Day
National Cookie Day
National Dice Day
National Package Protection Day
National Sock Day
Rockerfeller Christmas Tree Lighting
Special Kids Day
World Wildlife Conservation Day


Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Black Magic Tuesday / 12-3-19

Black Magic Tuesday EveryOne
Well it’s Happy, Happy Tuesday, with a Hi-diddle here and a Hi-diddle there and Hi-diddle everywhere, as we skip our way through the waking hours of morning. Oh the wonders and joys of being alive and semi-well, and sane of mind, (ok you can stop laughing on that one already). Ok the weather outside is, well, like a roller coaster or steroids but I don’t care even though it may not be my cup of tea today, I will wait for tomorrow and todays grayness makes me enjoy tomorrows sunniness all the more. So whatever comes my way today I can rejoice, give thanks, and hum a tune (that inevitably will irritate my co-worker), and it will help me appreciate tomorrow that much better, and what happened yesterday or the day before can help make today that much better. So may your trials today be light and your ways be smooth and may the sun shine on the path you trod all day long up the this Tuesday mountain. Remember if you pass one in true need lend a hand and to all the rest great with a warm spirit. And may your day be nothing but a Happy, Happy to you and your soul.
Your Morning Coach
Steve Gimmi

Holidays & Observances:
National Peppermint Latte Day
National Apple Pie Day
National Roof Over Your Head Day
Giving Tuesday
International Day of Persons With Disabilities
Andisop (Meterological Fiddling): 3-24
Clerc-Gallaudet Week: 3-10
Operation Santa Paws (1-17)
Safe Toys and Gifts Month
Spiritual Literacy Month
Universal Human Rights Month
Worldwide Food Service Safety Month
Youngsters on The Air Month


Monday, December 2, 2019

Moscow Mule Monday / 12-3-19

Moscow Mule Monday EveryOne
Well we  have now made it through 11/12ths of the year and now we begin the last stretch of the journey of 2014. So rise and shine and let’s see how much we can be thankful for. Even the smallest of thoughts we can give thanks for. From Seeing the sun rise to watching the grass grow to being able to get dressed to, the list goes on and on and one. So as we buckle down let us keep our head and our eyes up, looking forward, looking up, looking to where we are going not where we have come from and lets shoot for the mark, head for the bulls eye, let’s pin on that donkey and go for the gusto. Let’s make not only this month a wicked good finish but this week and this day. Have a grand wonderful all day long and may you be filled with encouragement. Along the way you will encounter ones in true need, stop and lend a hand, and to all the rest greet with great enthusiasm. Now you go and have a great Happy, Happy all day long.
Your Morning Friend

Holidays & Observances:
National Fritters Day
Feast of St. Bibiana
Cider Monday
Cyber Monday
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery Day
National Mutt Day
Safety Razor Day
Special Education Day
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week: 2-6
National Fruit Cake Month
National Egg Nog Month
Aids Awareness Month
Bingo's Birthday Month
Buckwheat Month
Car Donation Month 
National Drunk & Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention Month
National Impaired Driving Prevention Month
National Pear Month
National Tie Month
National Write A Business Plan Month