Christmas in September?


It was certainly top of mind when a newspaper editor wrote a famous response to a young reader.  And one of our own makes history.

Friday, September 21st, the 265th day of 2012






Today is Observe the Speed Limit Day, a day to slow down and see if you can drive legally for 24 hours, and then declare yourself a Law-Abiding Citizen.











Today is Throw Away Something Day. Or give away something if you prefer.   It’s a good day to reduce the clutter in your life.








Today is World Gratitude Day.










1897: The New York Sun ran its famous editorial that declared, “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.”










1981: The U.S. Senate confirmed Sandra Day O’Connor to be the first female justice on the Supreme Court.












2004: Yusuf Islam, was taken off a London-to-Washington United Airlines flight because his name had appeared on a government “no-fly” list.  Yusuf was much better known to his fans as Cat Stevens.