Today, I was fortunate to get to talk to my daughters and my granddaughter via WhatsApp. I love modern technology. With daughters in Sacramento and Madrid, one could get lonesome, especially during a pandemic. It’s nice to be able to do some visiting now that people are getting vaccinated.
It’s my birthday. It was fun to be able to celebrate my birthday at an outside birthday party with a few fully vaccinated friends. It was sad not to be able to travel to Madrid or Sacramento and be with my daughters for my birthday. However, I am happy to be alive and not dead from covid-19.
It was an exciting time. The first Earth Day was April 22, 1970. The Environmental Protection Agency began operation on December 2, 1970. The League of Women Voters of Washington was having discussions on how to define the term “environment” for its studies.
Best wishes to you on Easter Sunday. May your heart be filled with love and joy today. I’m thankful today for my family, my community, and my health. In these challenging pandemic times, it’s difficult to know what’s next.
Easter is a time Americans celebrate the resurrection of Christ and spend a lot of money to mark the holiday. About 65 percent of Americans classify themselves as Christians, with 28 percent planning to attend an Easter service in person on Easter Sunday this year.
With more than 1,000 people dying a day from the coronavirus in the United States now, it’s difficult to think about making jokes. But, I got my first shot of the Moderna vaccine today, so that’s something. My daughter, who’s usually good at April Fools’ Day jokes, was having difficulty, so I sent her a list.
I’m a quarter Irish, so I love Ireland and celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. About five years ago, I went to a second-hand store to get some extra small plates to use and I happened across one with the following Irish blessing.
Attending gatherings to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day increases your risk of getting and spreading covid-19. The safest way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year is to gather virtually, with people who live with you, or outside and at least 6 feet apart from others.
International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Today I’m thinking about the women forebears in my family.
You usually won’t find many sales for St. Patrick’s Day, but since March has few sales, you may find some retailers offering a bargain for the holiday. Here are some suggestions from DealNews: Luggage – If you’re in need of a luggage upgrade, March is a good time to shop.