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The Everyday Wisdom Newsletter July 2014
July 01, 2014
July 1st, 2014
As we all celebrate the 4th of July this year, let’s take time to remember all of those who have sacrificed so much for us to live in such a great country. If you see an active duty military person any time this month, stop them and tell them thanks for their service. Yes it will mean a lot to them.
Our founding Fathers created a system of government that has lasted for more than 200 years allowing this nation to be the best nation in the world to live in. However, in the past few decades our politicians have set themselves up as kings and queens in their own little kingdom. We believe that it is time that our leaders take the time to listen to we the people who they represent. It is time to renew those who choose not to listen to the voices of so many.
July isBioterrorism/Disaster Education & Awareness Month
Cell Phone Courtesy Month
Eye Injury Month
Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month
Herbal/Prescription Awareness Month
National Baked Beans Month
National Doghouse Repair Month
National Ice Cream Month
National Hot Dog Month
National Purposeful Parenting Month
National Recreation & Parks Month
National Unassisted Homebirth Month
Roots & Branches Month
Social Wellness Month
Special days in JulyJuly 1st Diana, Princess of Wales Birthday Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day
July 2nd I forgot Day
July 3rd Dog Days of Summer Begin
July 4th Independence Day
July 5th Workaholic's Day, Anxiety Day
July6th Birthday of US President George W. Bush, Fried Chicken Day, Running of the Bulls (Spain)
July 8th Video Games Day
July 9th Blonde Day, Sugar Cookie Day
July 10th Wyoming Statehood Day, Pina Colada Day
July 11th Swimming Pool Day, Cheer Up The Lonely Day
July 13th Ice Cream Day, French Fries Day, Beans and Franks Day
July 14th Bastille Day (France) (French Revolution 1789)
July16th International Juggling Day
July 18th Chrysanthemum Day
July 20th Ugly Truck Day, Lollipop Day
July 21st Peaches and Cream Day
July 24th Coffee Day, Cousin's Day
July 25th Act Like A Caveman Day
July 26th Aunt and Uncle Day
July 27th Hula Hoop Day
July 28th Accountant's Day, Hamburger Day
July 29th NASA's Anniversary, Parent's Day
July 30th Father-In-Law Day
We try to give you links to pages on our website that pertain to this time of year. For July we have chosen the following articles.
Some humor to start the month off right.
Once upon a time the government had a vast scrap yard in the middle of a desert. Congress said,
- "Someone may steal from it at night."
So they created a night watchman position and hired a person for the job. Then Congress said,
- "How does the watchman do his job without instruction?"
So they created a planning department and hired two people, one person to write the instructions, and one person to do time studies. Then Congress said,
- "How will we know the night watchman is doing the tasks correctly?"
So they created a Quality Control department and hired two people. One to do the studies and one to write the reports. Then Congress said,
- "How are these people going to get paid?"
So they created the following positions, a time keeper, and a payroll officer, then hired two people. Then Congress said,
- "Who will be accountable for all of these people?"
So they created an administrative section and hired three people, an Administrative Officer, Assistant Administrative Officer, and a Legal Secretary. Then Congress said,
- "We have had this command in operation for one year and we are $18,000 over budget, we must cutback overall cost."
So they laid off the night watchman.
For more good jokes visit our humor index page.
Our wisdom quote of the month."No bought potpourri is so pleasant as that made from one’s own garden, for the petals of the flowers one has gathered at home hold the sunshine and memories of summer, and of past summers only the sunny days should be remembered." - Eleanor Sinclair-Rhode
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