Felines and Their Impact on Egyptian History

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Cats had an important role in Egyptian history.  The Goddess Bastet is known as the protector of felines.  As cats were sacred to Bastet, the practice of mummification was extended to them.  

Daily Observances Around the World

World Food Day (World Food Day celebrates the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945.)

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Other Observances

Global Cat Day
Information Overload Day
National Boss Day (Have you thanked your boss lately?  Today would be a good day to do so.  Bosses work hard for their employees—I know because I am one.  It is not easy to manage a group of people or in my case a staff of more than a hundred.  Bosses hold the livelihoods of their employees in their hands.  It is our job to move the company forward while maintaining the workplace.  For many, it takes a delicate balance.  Take a few minutes today and thank your boss for their hard work.  They deserve it.)
National Cut Up Your Credit Card Day
National Department Store Day
National Dictionary Day (I found this video below and thought you might get a laugh.)

National Face Your Fears Day
National Learn a Word Day
National Liqueur Day

The Great Pumpkin

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  • 1-ounce pumpkin-infused Scotch whiskey
  • 1 ounce The King’s Ginger Liqueur
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 grade A maple syrup
  • Garnish: a dash of cinnamon

Steps to Make It

  1. Shake over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail coupe.

  2. Garnish with a dash of cinnamon.

*Pumpkin-infused Scotch

  1. Peel, clean and cut small 2 by 2-inch pieces of a sugar pumpkin.

  2. Salt very lightly and roast for about 20 minutes at 250 degrees.

  3. Put into a sealed container with scotch and let rest for two days.

  4. Strain off the pumpkin and re-bottle.

  5. Keep refrigerated.

National Pharmacy Technician Day

Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity
Steve Jobs Day (Not many people can claim to have left a permanent mark on the world, but Steve Jobs can.)

World Spine Day

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Tomorrow’s Post Topic: A Tribute to Maya Angelou

42132018_1993653480698198_5846043139508273152_nAbout Cynthia Brandel

Other than being an awesome mom and a devoted wife, Cynthia is an avid explorer traveling through the galaxy of her mind meeting new and interesting people along the way.  Her destination is unknown, but the fun is in the journey.

Cynthia’s first exploration took her to the world of Sanctoria, a place full of magic and mystery.  After falling in love and leading an army to war, Cynthia left Sanctoria and continued on her journey.

Currently, Cynthia resides in one of the Revenant cities on Earth.  What mysteries will the city hold and where will Cynthia end up?  Who knows?  But you can guarantee that Cynthia will tell us all about it in The Curse of Judas (Book 1 of the Revenant City Series).  Check out a preview of the first two chapters for free.




Author: Cynthia Brandel

Published author and founder of https://cynthiabrandel.com, Cynthia has captivated the world with her works of fiction including The Sanctorian Series and her latest work, The Revenant City Series. Lover of young adult reads and fantasy reads, Cynthia has transformed her passions into a full-time career.

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