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Today is the 6th day of the 25th week, the 21st day of the 6th month, the 172nd day of 2019, and: 
  • Anne and Samantha Day
  • Atheist Solidarity Day
  • Cuckoo Warning Day - if you hear a cuckoo on June 21st,  you will have a wet summer.
  • Global Orgasm Day: 21 Link (Always on Winter Solstice and Summer Solstice)
  • Go Skateboarding Day
  • International Day of Yoga
  • International Day of Surfing Day
  • Midsummer – well now, I think the middle of summer is more like August 7th actually.  The pagan holiday of Midsummer [AKA Litha] is actually on Monday, June 24th this year.
  • National Daylight Appreciation Day
  • National Day of Payer for Law Enforcement Officers
  • National Day of the Gong – but it has nothing to do with the Gong Show, more’s the pity
  • National Peaches and Cream Day
  • National Seashell Day
  • National Selfie Day
  • National Take Back the Lunch Break Day
  • Summer Solstice [it will be summer until 9/23 - 94 days]
  • Take Your Dog to Work Day
  • Tall Girl Appreciation Day
  • The First Day of Summer
  • The Longest Day
  • Ugliest Dog Day
  • World Giraffe Day
  • World Handshake Day
  • World Humanist Day
  • World Hydrography Day
  • World Music Day
  • World Peace and Prayer Day
 
Today is a day when the shadows flee from the sun.   While we civilized folk tend to be a bit blasé about it, or more interested in the scientific explanations of why it is notable, it is a traditional day of festivity and celebration.  The Celts celebrated with bonfires, Christians attempted to replace Litha with the feast of John the Baptist, and it is also the festival of Li, the Chinese Goddess of light.  Folklore tells us that on Midsummer’s Night, the field and forest elves, sprites, and faeries abound in great numbers.  And yet there is an awareness that after today, every day will be just a little shorter and the darkness will creep over us just a little earlier each evening.

 
 
I hope there is some sunshine and joy in your day today and every day
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