Footnotes #9 – it really is National Wiggle Your Toes Day

When I broke my ankle earlier this summer one of the first things the responding ambulance crew asked was whether I could wiggle my toes. The same question came early on in the emergency room and the first observation by an orthopedic specialist. Since that day I've been sure to wiggle my toes at least … Continue reading Footnotes #9 – it really is National Wiggle Your Toes Day

August is National Sandwich month in more ways than one

In 1952 August was designated "National Sandwich Month." In 1952 that meant: But in 2008 August was also designated "National Panini Month" which looks more like: A serious upgrade. Improve and expand your food choices to something tastier and more succulent. Heck, with the internet, food television and creative cuisine fusions, there is no reason … Continue reading August is National Sandwich month in more ways than one

July is National Hot Dog Month and National Grilling Month

Warning: you may wish to avoid information at the end of this post if you easily get queasy about the food you eat... You may learn something about hot dogs you already suspected but did not want details about... Summer is certainly the season to grill and hot dogs are a popular item to serve … Continue reading July is National Hot Dog Month and National Grilling Month