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Subject: Celebrate something. Today is....
Date Posted: 7/12/2008 5:51 PM ET
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I'm creating excuses to show off your books - and challenging your creativity, lol.  What have ya got on your shelf to celebrate with?  Here's a list on today's holidays to work with:

July 12th - birthday of Henry David Thoreau! 

It's also the birthday of Milton Berle AND Joe De Rita (Joe Curly, of the 3 Stooges).

And, it's Independence Day in Kiribati

Be Nice to New Jersey week continues - July 6-12

Nude Recreation Weekend (8 days long!) -  July 6-13

It's Hot Dog Day AND it's Chicken Day

July is:

Bioterrorism/Disaster Education & Awareness Month

Blueberries Month

Cell Phone Courtesy Month

Family Reunion Month

Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month

Herbal/Prescription Awareness Month

International Blondie and Deborah Harry Month

International Group B Strep Awareness Month

National Bikini Month

National Black Family Month

National Child-Centered Divorce Month (seriously)

National Culinary Arts Month

National "Doghouse Repairs" Month

National Grilling Month

National Ice Cream Month

National Home Inspector Appreciation Month (lmao)

National Horseradish Month

National Hot Dog Month

National Make a Difference to Children Month

National Recreation & Parks Month

National Wheelchair Beautification Month

Sandwich Generation Month

Smart Irrigation Month

Social Wellness Month

Tour de France Month

Women's Motorcycle Month

Air-Conditioning Appreciation Month goes on - July 3 - Aug 15

as do Dog Days - July 3 - Aug 11

Date Posted: 7/12/2008 5:57 PM ET
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National Culinary Arts Month - http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/136563-A+Campbell+Cookbook+Cooking+with+Soup A Campbell Cookbook: Cooking with Soup

National Bikini Month - http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780060561611-California+Holiday+Or+How+the+Worlds+Worst+Summer+Job+Gave+Me+a+Great+New+Life California Holiday : Or, How the World's Worst Summer Job Gave Me a Great New Life

Social Wellness Month - http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780135103708-Joining+together+Group+theory+and+group+skills
 Joining together: Group theory and group skills

This is actually harder than I thought... lol

Date Posted: 7/12/2008 6:07 PM ET
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July 12th - birthday of Henry David Thoreau! 

Happy Birthday to Mr. Thoreau! 
I have a hardback copy of Walden and Other Writings on my shelf http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780760722329-Walden+and+Other+Writings


Date Posted: 7/13/2008 1:13 AM ET
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Sandwich Generation Month?  WTH???

Date Posted: 7/13/2008 3:40 AM ET
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Oops!  Sorry posted to the wrong thread. 

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