Friday’s Ember Days of Summer

Today is the second Ember Days of Pentecost or Summer, but the first Ember Days of Summer to receive an optional observation. Confusing, isn’t it? When a lesser feast day (such as Ember Days, which are all optional days) falls on a feast of greater importance, the greater day is observed. This year, Mary’s visit to her cousin, Elizabeth, took precedence over the first Ember Days.

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National Rotisserie Chicken Day and More

Hey there Bubba, looks like today is your lucky day. Yep, it’s National Bubba Day. I don’t know about you, but I’ve always associated Bubba as either a Southern Term of Endearment or a Slap in the Face, depending upon who is using it and how it‘s used. Turns out both are right.

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