Scott's Avatar Museum

The 2017 Collection Part 1

Sun, Jan 01 Mon, Jan 02 Tue, Jan 03 Wed, Jan 04 Thu, Jan 05
(I'm repeating this as I left it up for New Year's Day!) Today is Swiss Cheese Day! - Enjoy! It's National Drinking Straw Day! - The modern straw patented by Marvin C Stone in 1888. It's World Braille Day! - Louis Braille invented the code in 1821 perfecting it in 1824 at age 15. Construction on the Golden Gate Bridge started on this day in 1933.
Fri, Jan 06 Sat, Jan 07 Sun, Jan 08 Wed, Jan 11 Fri, Jan 13
National Shorbread Day - Making it is as easy as 1-2-3. (1 pt sugar, 2 pts butter, 2 pts flour) It's National Old Rock Day. - And I'm stone cold serious about this. :P I'm busy reading. See ya all on Wednesday. It's National Milk Day! - Did you know the first day milk delivered to homes in bottles was in 1878? It's National Rubber Ducky Day! - "Rubber ducky you're the one, you make bath time lots of fun..."
Sat, Jan 14 Tue, Jan 17 Wed, Jan 18 Thu, Jan 19 Fri, Jan 20
Closed for cleaning. It's Cable Car Day. - Andrew Smith Hallidie received the first cable car related patent in 1871. It's Winnie the Pooh Day! - "Life is a journey to be experienced, not a problem to be solved." It's National Popcorn Day. - The oldest ears of popcorn ever found are over 4000 years old. It's National Cheese Lover's Day. Did you know there are more than 900 known cheeses in the world?
Sat, Jan 21 Sun, Jan 22 Tue, Jan 24 Wed, Jan 25 Thu, Jan 26
It's Squirrel Appreciation Day - and who better to represent than Rocky the Flying Squirrel ! Just listening to music and chillin' until Tuesday. It's National Peanut Butter Day! - Now that's something to go nuts about. World's largest diamond at 3,106-carat found this day in 1905 at the Premier mine in South Africa. G'day mate - Did you know it's Australia Day! Take a sickie and have a ripper day!
Fri, Jan 27 Sat, Jan 28 Sun, Jan 29 Wed, Feb 1 Thu, Feb 2
Today is National Chocolate Cake Day! - That's good news no matter how you slice it. Today is Pop Art Day! - Time for fans of Pollock, Warhol, and Lichtenstein to celebrate. The rain stopped and so I'm enjoying the sunshine. See ya on Tuesday. It's G.I. Joe Day! - In 1964 Hasbro released this action figure which had 21 points of articulation. Look if you're gonna wake me up to see if I see my shadow, then you better bring coffee!
Fri, Feb 3 Sat. Feb 4 Sun, Feb 5 Mon, Feb 6 Tue, Feb 7
It's Elmo's Birthday today! - Come and play, everything's a-ok. It's the annual Take Your Child to the Library Day! - Make sure to book some time with your kid. It's Super Bowl LI (51) Sunday AND Puppy Bowl XIII (13) Sunday. So hard to choose which to watch! Just keep on moving along. I'm trying to forget the Falcons lost the super bowl. :( It's "e" Day! - Let's celebrate the mathematical constant e (also known as Euler's Number).
Wed, Feb 8 Thu, Feb 9 Fri, Feb 10 Sat, Feb 11 Sun, Feb 12
Today is Opera Day! - Close your eyes and let music set you free. Ed Sullivan introduces the Beatles to America on this day in 1964. Seems like 'Yesterday'! :P It's National Umbrella Day. - Umbrella is from the Latin word umbra meaning shade. It's National Inventors' Day! - What bright ideas do you have? Scott's off for two days, but I'm not ready yet. I'll just bide my time. hehehe
Tue, Feb 14 Wed, Feb 15 Thu, Feb 16 Fri, Feb 17 Sat, Feb 18
Happy Valentine's Day! It's National Gumdrop Day - Eat all you want - but "not my gumdrop buttons" !! National Almond Day. - It's good to unleash your inner almond joy, cuz sometimes you feel like a nut Today is National Cabbage Day. If you're a doll from the patch this could be significant! Pluto was discovered on this day in 1930 by astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh.
Mon, Feb 20 Tue, Feb 21 Wed, Feb 22 Thu, Feb 23 Fri, Feb 24
Happy Presidents Day! NASCAR was founded on this day in 1948 by William France Sr. It's Walking the Dog Day. So take the lead and get on out there! Today is National Chili Day. This dish was popularized at the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago. It's Tortilla Chip Day. They're great with salsa and other dips, just in queso you were wondering.
Sat, Feb 25 Tue, Feb 28 Wed, Mar 1 Thu, Mar 2 Fri, Mar 3
Yup, Scott's off for 3 days. Amazing, eh? Today is Chocolate Souffle Day.- Now this is one holiday that rises to the occasion! It's National Fruit Compote Day. The time is ripe for this day to be celebrated. Today is National Banana Cream Pie Day! - Now I find that very appealing. It's World Wildlife Day. This year's theme is "Listen to the young voices"
Sat, Mar 4 Sun, Mar 5 Tue, Mar 7 Wed, Mar 8 Thu, Mar 9
National Pound Cake Day. - Made with a pound each of flour, eggs, butter, and sugar. Hence the name. Having a zen moment. Getting in touch with my inner avatar. It's National Cereal Day! - Did you know Cap'n Crunch's full name is Horatio Magellan Crunch? It's National Peanut Cluster Day. - These treats were made popular by the Goo Goo Cluster candy bar. It's Joe Franklin Day. This radio and TV host is credited with the creation of the TV talk show.
Fri, Mar 10 Sat, Mar 11 Sun, Mar 12 Tue, Mar 14 Thu, Mar 16
Today is Mario Day! - So if he has a crush on Princess Peach, does that make him her Nintended? It's Genealogy Day! - Explore your family history and share the stories of your ancestors! Enjoying a quiet weekend off. It's National Potato Chip Day! - Don't get ruffled as nothing stacks up to this classic snack. Can you believe the Curlew has it's own national day? This one almost flew right past me.
Fri, Mar 17 Tue, Mar 21 Wed, Mar 22 Thu, Mar 23 Fri, Mar 24
Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone! It's National French Bread Day - No matter how you slice it there's no denying this bread is good. Water is the driving force of all nature.- Leonardo da Vinci. Let's celebrate World Water Day! Today may be National Puppy Day, but I'm cute every day! It's National Chocolate Covered Raisins Day! - Raisinets were introduced to the US in 1927.
Sat, Mar 25 Sun, Mar 26 Tue, Mar 28 Wed, Mar 29 Thu, Mar 30
Tolkien Reading Day celebrates the life and works of JRR Tolkien. Let's all make a hobbit of reading. Help, I'm trapped in this avatar. Can someone let me out meow? It's National Black Forest Cake Day. - Can you say "Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte"? So if Manatees are 'sea cows', is this where skim milk comes from? Manatee Appreciation Day! Today is National Pencil Day. - Hmm, this holiday seems a bit sketchy to me. :P
Fri, Mar 31 Sat, Apr 1 Tue, Apr 4 Wed, Apr 5 Thu, Apr 6
It's Eiffel Tower Day. - A monument to honor the French Revolution, it opened this day in 1889. Today is National One Cent Day! - A penny for your thoughts on this. It's 404 Day! It's National Deep Dish Pizza Day! - This sounds good no matter how you slice it! Fresh Tomato Day! - Knowledge: knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom: not putting it in a fruit salad.
Fri, Apr 7 Sat, Apr 8 Tue, Apr 11 Wed, Apr 12 Thu, Apr 13
It's National Coffee Cake Day! - Another reason to brew some 'joe' and enjoy the day. It's National Zoo Lovers Day! - Alpaca lunch and you get the car ready. . . let's go! It's National Submarine Day. - The US Navy's first modern commissioned sub was in 1900. Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was the first man in space on this day in 1961. "Poyekhali!" It's National Peach Cobbler Day! - Add a dollop of vanilla ice cream and you've got a tasty treat.
Fri, Apr 14 Sat, Apr 15 Sun, Apr 16 Tue, Apr 18 Wed, Apr 19
Today is National Dolphin Day! - Now here's a holiday with a real porpoise. Today is World Art Day - An international celebration of the fine arts. Happy Easter to everyone! It's National Columnist Day, honoring all newspaper columnists and their contributions. - Word! Today is National Garlic Day. - Don't ya just clove cooking with garlic?
Thu, Apr 20 Fri, Apr 21 Sat, Apr 22 Sun, Apr 23 Tue, Apr 25
Today is National Look Alike Day. - Do you have a doppelgänger? In the UK it's National Tea Day. - Now who can't get behind a good cup of English breakfast tea? It's International Mother Earth Day. - When it comes to this wonderful planet where's your head at? ~ Avatar Under Construction ~ It's World Penguin Day! - Now doesn't that just make your feet happy.
Wed, Apr 26 Thu, Apr 27 Fri, Apr 28 Sat, Apr 29 Sun, Apr 30
Today is International Guide Dog Day. - It's National Tell A Story Day. Fact, fiction, or folk lore, just have fun! "There's no need to fear, Support Admin is here!" - Happy National Superhero Day. It's is World Veterinary Day, celebrating the contributions of veterinarians improving animal health I'm just off practicing for the upcoming scavenger hunt.
Tue, May 2 Wed, May 3 Thu, May 4 Fri, May 5 Sat, May 6
It's National Concert Day. - Let's band together in support of music! Today is National Raspberry Popover Day! Happy Star Wars Day - May the fourth be with you! :P And the Star Wars continues as today is Revenge of the Fifth! Today is National Tourist Appreciation Day!
Sun, May 7 Wed, May 10 Thu, May 11 Fri, May 12 Sat, May 13
Is it Tuesday yet? Nope - not coming out until Tuesday. It's National Bike to School Day! - Though if you live far away, biking can make you wheelie tyred. This day in 1947 BF Goodrich announced it developed a tubeless tire - making autos safer. It's National Nutty Fudge Day! - It was invented accidentally when a baker fudged a caramel recipe. It's National Fruit Cocktail Day! - Time to dole out some yummy fruit to your family and friends.
Sun, May 14 Mon, May 15 Tue, May 16 Wed, May 17 Thu, May 18
Wishing everyone a Happy Mother's Day! Just another misty Monday. National Love a Tree Day - Going out on a limb this is a holiday we can all wrap our arms around! It's National Cherry Cobbler Day! - I cannot tell a lie, I do like cherry cobbler. It's National Notebook Day - Well write on, man!
Fri, May 19 Sat, May 20 Sun, May 21 Tue, May 23 Wed, May 24
It's Endangered Species Day. - There is still hope if we care enough to do the right thing. National Pick Strawberries Day! The first ones were grown in France, before that they were wild. Weekends are good for just chillin' Today is National Taffy Day! - Salt water taffy was invented 1883 in Atlantic City, NJ Today is National Brothers Day - "A brother is a friend given by Nature."
Thu, May 25 Fri, May 26 Sat, May 27 Mon, May 29 Wed, May 31
It's Towel Day so don't forget your towel - Celebrating the life and work of Douglas Adams. Today is National Paper Airplane Day! This is one holiday where it's best not to be united. :P Happy Grape Popsicle Day Everyone! Memorial Day. - To those who courageously gave their lives... thank you. We will never forget. Big Ben in London goes into operation ringing out over the Houses of Parliament on this day in 1859.
Thu, Jun 1 Fri, Jun 2 Sat, Jun 3 Tue, Jun 6 Wed, Jun 7
Today is National Olive Day. - Did you know olives are a fruit? On this day 1953, Queen Elizabeth II was formally crowned monarch of the United Kingdom. It's Chimborazo Day! - This mountain is the highest point on Earth measured from the Earth's core. Today is National Yo-Yo Day! - Can any of you "Walk the Dog"? Did I have to jog your memory that today is National Running Day?
Thu, Jun 8 Fri, Jun 9 Sat, Jun 10 Tue, Jun 13 Wed, Jun 14
Today is Best Friends Day. - Time to honor your closest and dearest friends. It's Donald Duck Day! - Celebrating his screen debut in The Wise Little Hen on June 9, 1934 Today is World Wide Knit in Public Day - You can believe me, this isn't a yarn. It's National Sewing Machine Day - Thomas Saint is credited with the first machine design in 1790. It's International Bath Day - Achimedes discovered objects' volume can be measured via submersion.
Thu, Jun 15 Fri, Jun 16 Sat, Jun 17 Sun, Jun 18 Tue, Jun 20
Today is Global Wind Day! - A day for discovering the power and possibilities of wind. First roller coaster in America opened on this day at Coney Island in Brooklyn, NY in 1884. It's World Juggling Day today! - Jugglers, let's unite and have a ball. Wishing our PB dads a Happy Father's Day! It's National Kouign-Amann Day - This is a yummy Breton cake. Can you think of any thing butter?
Wed, Jun 21 Thu, Jun 22 Fri, Jun 23 Sat, Jun 24 Sun, Jun 25
Today is Go Skateboarding Day! - Rodney Mullen is credited with inventing many of the basic tricks. It's National Onion Rings Day! - The earliest recipe is from John Mollard's 1802 cookbook. Today is National Hydration Day! - So water you going to do about it? It's Museum Comes To Life Day! - Visit your local museum where the past comes alive. Just chillin'
Tue, Jun 27 Wed, Jun 28 Thu, Jun 29 Fri, Jun 30 Sat, Jul 1
Today is National Orange Blossom Day! - It became the official state flower of Florida in 1909. It's National Tapioca Day! - The same plant also produces cyanide if not prepared correctly. Today is National Camera Day! - It's time to go capture some memories. Today is National Meteor Watch Day. - Who knew meteors had watches? The first US postage stamp went on sale in New York City on this day in 1847.

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