Two hundred and seventy-three

There are quite a few monthly celebrations/holidays/awareness days that happen during the month of November.  I don’t have time to discuss them all, but here is a list of a few of them:

  • Adopt a Senior Pet Month
  • American Diabetes Month
  • Aviation History Month
  • Banana Pudding Lovers Month
  • Diabetic Eye Disease Month
  • Epilepsy Awareness Month
  • Family Stories Month
  • Gluten-free Diet Awareness Month
  • Greens and Plantains Month
  • Historic Bridge Awareness Month
  • I Am So Thankful Month
  • International Drum (Percussion) Month
  • International Orphan Disease Month
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • Military Family Appreciation Month
  • National Adoption Month
  • National AIDS Awareness Month
  • National Alzheimer’s Disease Month
  • National American Indian Heritage Month
  • National Family Caregivers Month
  • National Georgia Pecan Month
  • National Healthy Skin Month
  • National Hospice Month
  • National Impotency Month
  • National Inspirational Role Models Month
  • National Lifewriting Month
  • National Marrow Awareness Month
  • National Novel Writing Month
  • National Pomegranate Month
  • Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month
  • Spinach and Squash Month
  • more at and

Man, they have a holiday for everything!  Do we really need a whole month to celebrate Banana Pudding Lovers?  Seriously?!  Although I am on board with the Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month.  Mmmm, peanut butter…

It is also Cyber Monday today – a marketing “holiday” where online shopping in America has huge discounts, like Black Friday is to in-store shopping – and “Make Your Own Head Day“, where you’re supposed to be crafty and create your own head (yes, a very odd holiday – must have been made up by a grade school teacher running out of ideas for day plans).