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National Pick Strawberries Day

Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here –

Keeping his paws on the nuts of the world –

May 20th is a wonderful glorious day.  It is National Pick Strawberries Day – what a great
day to enjoy.  I know that this is a day that the pig Bacon can wrap those jowls around.  He absolutely LOVES strawberries and that’s a huge understatement.

Today, start a new tradition.  Go find a strawberry field and pick your own strawberries.  Start a family tradition.  I think Bacon’s mom is actually going to go and pick the little fellow a few of his own today. I wonder if they will let Bacon come and pick his own?  Chitter Chatter – that would be a picture for the blog!  Enjoy my friends!

 
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Posted by on May 20, 2017 in Journalist Rocky the Squirrel

 

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Happy Mothers Day Moms!!

Today is a wonderful and glorious day – Mother’s Day.  I appreciate my birth mother, Bertha, and I love her very much.  If it wasn’t for her and my dad Champ, I wouldn’t be here, right?  Snorts.  So I’m very thankful for my mother – Happy Mother’s Day mommy Bertha.

 I’m also very thankful for my adopted mother.  Mommy Bertha gave me life but my adopted mom gave me a home full of love.

I’m also very thankful for my Nana.  If it wasn’t for her, I wouldn’t have my adopted mommy.  See how these things work?

I am so excited to share this date with you my friends and wish you all a wonderful Mother’s Day filled with love and snuggable hugs.

Trivia Knowledge – did you know that the first Mother’s Day was May 10, 1908 in Philadelphia.  That’s good trivia knowledge that I learned from Journalist Rocky the Squirrel.

So from me, Hemi, Houdini, the ‘rock’ clan and Journalist Rocky the Squirrel –

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY – WE LOVE YOU!!

 
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Posted by on May 14, 2017 in Bacon

 

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Eat What You Want Day

Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here –

Keeping his paws on the nuts of the world –

May 11th is Eat What You Want Day. Now, I know that little pig is going to celebrate this date. This is actually something he can wrap those little chompers around!

What would you like to eat today? Health permitting, go ahead and splurge just for today. Tomorrow, it’s back on plan. Eat all of your favorite foods and snacks. It is one single, solitary day in the year to go off of the diet and eat something you really enjoy. I know I will be partaking in extra nuts and seeds for today. I have to keep this trim body intact. Bacon well, he’ll probably eat everything and anything he can get.

 
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Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Journalist Rocky the Squirrel

 

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National Clean Up Your Room Day

Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here –

Keeping his paws on the nuts of the world –

May 10th – the perfect holiday for ALL parents far and near.  If you have kids, you can relate  to this National Clean Up Your Room Day.  The kids may think that everything in their ‘organized’ room is treasure and things they will need tomorrow but we all know that plate, one sock, various toys and Lego’s and clothes are things that need to be cleaned up.  Sometimes the mess is so bad that you can’t walk through the room and stuff is packed under the bed, the dresser and the closet is overflowing.  How do these kids live in this mess?!

To mom and dad’s delights everywhere – today is National Clean Up Your Room.  Get out your shovels and pull the truck up to their window.  It’s time for everyone to clean their rooms.  Especially that Bacon, he’s not perfect either.  I took a picture of that little fellows room before his mom got to it when she got home from work.  WOW – that’s all I can say.  I can just imagine the places I could hide some nuts in that room – chitter chatter.

P.S. my friends.  This day also applies to adults.  Kids make sure you check your parents rooms as well.  Fair play is fair play !

 
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Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Journalist Rocky the Squirrel

 

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National Nurses Week

Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here –

Keeping his paws on the nuts of the world –

 

Very important week this week – there are lots of different ways to acknowledge this wonderful professional.  Here are some important dates for you to remember:

  • May 6th thru May 12th is National Nurse’s Week.
  • May 6th is National Nurses Day
  • May 7th is National School Nurses Day
  • May 8th is National Student Nurses Day
  • May 12th is International Nurses Day

This entire week provides recognition to nurses for their contribution and commitment to quality health care.  We should all be aware of the importance of nurses in all stages of our lives from infant to elderly.  They comfort us, support us, encourage us and help us in our times of need.

Did you know? The roots of International Nurse’s Day goes back to 1953.  Dorothy Sutherland who was over the US Department of Health, Education and Welfare sent a proposal to President Eisenhower to proclaim a Nurse Day in October of the following year.  The proclamation was not officially made.  But, this week was created and gained national recognition.

Also did you know?  International Nurse’s Day is celebrated on May 12th because that is the birthday of Florence Nightingale.

So here’s a HUGE thank you to all of the wonderful nurse’s out there who take care of all of our loved ones and give that extra love.

 

 
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Posted by on May 6, 2017 in Journalist Rocky the Squirrel

 

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International NO DIET Day

Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here –

Keeping his paws on the nuts of the world –

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May 6th is International No Diet Day – yes this is a day that I think me and the pig can definitely enjoy!  This day encourages everyone to appreciate the bodies they have and that we all come in different shapes and sizes.  There is no ‘right’ shape or size to be happy.  If you are watching what you eat, take today as a holiday and excuse for being a no diet day.  Enjoy my friends!

Did you know that International No Diet Day was created by Mary Evans Young in 1992?  She was the director of “Diet Breakers”.  She personally experienced anorexia and worked to help people appreciate themselves for what they are and to appreciate the body they have.

 
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Posted by on May 6, 2017 in Journalist Rocky the Squirrel

 

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Happy Cinco de Mayo!!

Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here –

Keeping his paws on the nuts of the world –

HAPPY CINCO de MAYO my friends!!

You’re asking yourself what does that mean?  I’m here to tell you.  May 5th is a date that is observed in the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride – to commemorate the cause of freedom and democracy during the first five years of the American Civil War.  This date of May 5th is not to be confused with September 16th which is Mexican Independence Day.

 

Go out and show your support for Cinco de Mayo – have some Mexican food and celebrate your support.

I know Bacon is going to encourage his mom and dad to go out for date night tonight and have fun.  I think he’s encouraging them because he thinks they will bring him back a piggy bag.  🙂 smart pig huh?

Celebrate my friends and have a great and safe time!

 
 

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