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Sun Mar 1, 2015, 03:02 AM

Daily Holidays - March 1

National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day
It takes about 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter.
There are enough peanuts in one acre to make 30,000 peanut butter sandwiches. Find out how peanuts grow.
Delta Airlines purchased 69.6 million packs of peanuts for its passengers in 2013
By law, any product labeled “peanut butter” in the United States must be at least 90 percent peanuts.
http://nationalpeanutboard.org/the-facts/fun-facts/

Plan a Solo Vacation Day Plan a Solo Vacation Day is a celebration designed for those people who like to view the world alone. Rather than being constrained by the demands and foibles of friends and family, people like this prefer the intensity of an individual adventure.

The day itself varies in actual date, but there is no doubt about the seriousness of its purpose. Solo travellers are rarely highlighted by travel companies, who prefer to focus their marketing on families, couples and groups.

The solo traveller is a special breed, though. More spontaneous than many travellers, he or she does not like to have their travel agenda shaped by others.

While formally celebrating the day at a social occasion would defeat the object, the best way to mark Plan a Solo Vacation Day is to take a trip. Simply by planning to hit the road alone, anyone can become a part of this international celebration. https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/plan-a-solo-vacation-day/

World Compliment Day http://www.worldcomplimentday.info

Zero Discrimination Day This year, for the first time, 1 March will be a moment to celebrate diversity and recognize that every person counts. HIV responses should leave no one behind.
UNAIDS launched its Zero Discrimination Campaign on World AIDS Day in December 2013, which picks up momentum with a Zero Discrimination Day on 1 March 2014. UNAIDS chose the butterfly as its transformative symbol. Calling for a transformation to achieve zero discrimination is no small task as it is often deeply rooted, yet ending discrimination will be the game changing factor in the journey towards ending AIDS by 2030.
UNODC has long called for greater attention to the HIV plight of key populations and more precisely to the stigma and discrimination they face every day. People who use drugs and people in prisons face stigma and discrimination in various forms starting from systematic denial of access to basic health services to physical and mental abuse. The stigma and discrimination that they face is often in essence the way the general community views and values them; it comes from their peers, family members, neighbours and from health service providers.
"Eliminating discrimination is the one step that can enable the world to achieve the UN General Assembly's 2011 target of a 50 per cent reduction of HIV infection among people who use drugs by 2015," said UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov. "Take that step, say yes to #zerodiscrimination, commit, transform and let's reach the target." http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/frontpage/2014/February/1-march-is-zero-discrimination-day---join-the-transformation.html

http://www.famousbirthdays.com/march1.html

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Sherman A1 Mar 2015 OP
betsuni Mar 2015 #1
bigwillq Mar 2015 #2
Sherman A1 Mar 2015 #9
antiquie Mar 2015 #3
Sherman A1 Mar 2015 #7
femmocrat Mar 2015 #4
Sherman A1 Mar 2015 #11
Crewleader Mar 2015 #5
Sherman A1 Mar 2015 #8
Wounded Bear Mar 2015 #6
Sherman A1 Mar 2015 #10
Wounded Bear Mar 2015 #13
shenmue Mar 2015 #12

Response to Sherman A1 (Original post)

Sun Mar 1, 2015, 08:23 AM

1. Happy Birthday to Chopin.

So many beautiful pieces, hard to choose a favorite.


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Response to Sherman A1 (Original post)

Sun Mar 1, 2015, 09:36 AM

2. Happy Birthday to my Aunt.

 

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Response to bigwillq (Reply #2)

Sun Mar 1, 2015, 04:42 PM

9. Indeed

Hope she has a great one!

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Response to Sherman A1 (Original post)

Sun Mar 1, 2015, 10:33 AM

3. Thank you Sherman for the fun way to start each day.

 

Happy Birthday Mr. Belafonte

Plus, yum.

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Response to antiquie (Reply #3)

Sun Mar 1, 2015, 04:40 PM

7. My Pleasure

Happy that you enjoy them add to the daily events!

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Response to femmocrat (Reply #4)

Sun Mar 1, 2015, 04:45 PM

11. A great musician

I think there are still some Glenn Miller albums in the basement that my Mom gave to me.

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Response to Sherman A1 (Original post)

Sun Mar 1, 2015, 11:46 AM

5. Some More Sunday Smiles










Happy March!

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Response to Crewleader (Reply #5)

Sun Mar 1, 2015, 04:41 PM

8. Super!



Thank You!

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Response to Sherman A1 (Original post)

Sun Mar 1, 2015, 11:56 AM

6. What a coinkidink!

I need to plan a vacation, and I'll be going it solo.

Yay, me!

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Response to Wounded Bear (Reply #6)

Sun Mar 1, 2015, 04:44 PM

10. Vacation!

A wonderful idea and hope it is a pleasant one, whatever you plan. I kinda like the aimless driving ones, with a general direction but no real timetable.

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Response to Sherman A1 (Reply #10)

Sun Mar 1, 2015, 06:30 PM

13. I have done that at least once...

and it's great. This trip, though, has a destination in mind. I need to get to So Cal and visit my grandkids.

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Response to Sherman A1 (Original post)

Sun Mar 1, 2015, 05:11 PM

12. Peanut butter rules.

Mmmmm.

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