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Every day is a day worth celebrating! We all know holidays like Christmas, or even Ground Hog Day; but what about National Pumpkin Pie Day and Candlemas?

Every day is a day worth celebrating! We all know holidays like Christmas, or even Ground Hog Day; but what about National Pumpkin Pie Day and Candlemas?
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Every day is a day worth celebrating! We all know holidays like Christmas, or even Ground Hog Day; but what about National Pumpkin Pie Day and Candlemas?

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March 15, 2018 - Buzzard Day

3/16/2018
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Today is March 15th, 2018, and it is Buzzard Day in Ohio. This state day celebrates the return of a buzzard to Hinckley Reservation at Cleveland Metroparks. Seen as a harbinger of Spring rather than of impending death it is nice to see a bird with a bad rap get celebrated sometime. This “What Day Is It?” episode was sponsored by Tax Act - go over to https://thetalkinggeek.com/taxact to file your basic tax return for free or get 15% off Tax Act Plus or Tax Act Premium for more advanced...

Duration:00:02:04

March 14, 2018 - Pi Day

3/14/2018
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Today is March 14th, 201, and it is Pi Day! The letter Pi is the sixteenth letter of the Greek alphabet, but the number Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Pi is an irrational number, one that never repeats and never ends - so usually we just abbreviate it to3.14, which is why we celebrate this mathematical constant on the fourteenth day of the third month! Today’s “What Day Is It?” episode is supported by Tax Act - go over to https://thetalkinggeek.com/taxact...

Duration:00:01:36

March 13, 2018 - Ken Day

3/13/2018
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Today is March 13th, 2018, and it is Ken Day. Ken Carson is Barbie’s long-time love-interest. If you haven’t seen the “Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse*” tv show you can check-out some of its best episodes on Netflix*. This “What Day Is It?” episode is brought to you by Tax Act - go to Thttps://thetalkinggeek.com/taxact to start filing your taxes today!

Duration:00:02:23

March 12, 2018 - International Fanny Pack Day

3/12/2018
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Today is March 12th, 2018, and it is International Fanny Pack Day... I tell you they’re making a come-back! If you are unfamiliar with a waist pack / fanny pack / bum bag check out the music video for “White & Nerdy” by Weird Al Yankovic (https://youtu.be/N9qYF9DZPdw). This episode of “What Day Is It?” is brought to you with Tax Act - go over to https://thetalkinggeek.com/taxact to get the maximum amount of deductions and a one-hundred thousand dollar accuracy guarantee!

Duration:00:01:58

March 11, 2018 - Begin Daylight Savings Time

3/12/2018
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Today is March 11th, 2018, and today starts Daylight Savings Time. Not everywhere observes daylight savings time though, even within the United States: Hawaii and Arizona (except for the Navajo Nation) do not more their clocks forward or backward. This “What Day Is It?” episode was sponsored by Tax Act - go over to https://thetalkinggeek.com/taxact to file a basic tax return for free or get 15% off Tax Act Plus or Tax Act Premium for more advanced filings.

Duration:00:02:32

March 10, 2018 - International Bagpipe Day

3/10/2018
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Today is March 10th, 2018, and it is International Bagpipe Day! The bagpipe is a traditional woodwind instrument most popular for its use by the Scottish people dating back as far as 1000 years BCE. Some people like bagpipe music, others think it sounds like a cat being strangled. How do you feel about “the pipes”? Today’s “What Day Is It?” episode is supported by Tax Act - https://thetalkinggeek.com/TaxAct to start filing your federal and even state tax return.

Duration:00:02:01

March 9, 2018 - Barbie Day

3/9/2018
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Today is March 9th, 2018, and today is Barbie Day. Back in 1959 at the “American International Toy Fair” hosted in New York City a brand new doll was unveiled. Interestingly, yesterday was International Women’s Day, and Mattel unveiled 17 new Barbie* dolls based on real women that many see as fantastic role models for children. This “What Day Is It?” episode is brought to you by Tax Act - go to https://thetalkinggeek.com/taxact to start filing your taxes today!

Duration:00:02:39

March 8, 2018 - International Women’s Day

3/8/2018
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Today is March 8th, 2018, and it is International Women’s Day. Personally I’ve never understood sexism, I have been blessed with many strong women in my life and as a result have never thought of the finer sex as the lesser sex. Given the social events of the last year I think this International Women’s Day is going to be a big one. To find out more information, such as events near you, visit https://www.internationalwomensday.com. This episode of “What Day Is It?” is brought to you with...

Duration:00:02:07

March 7, 2018 - National Cereal Day

3/7/2018
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Today is March 7th, 2018, and it is National Cereal Day! I love cereal, some of my favorites are Trix*, Cinnamon Toast Crunch*, Rice Krispy Treats Cereal*, and Cap’n Crunch*! Whether it’s morning, afternoon, or night-time you can sit down with a bowl and some milk to enjoy some cereal today. This “What Day Is It?” episode was sponsored by Tax Act - go over to https://thetalkinggeek.com/taxact to file your basic tax return for free or get 15% off Tax Act Plus or Tax Act Premium for more...

Duration:00:02:32

March 6, 2018 - Alamo Day

3/6/2018
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Today is March 6th, 2018, and it is Alamo Day! The Battle of the Alamo began on February 23rd, 1836. The Texan side lost after 13 days, ending the battle just shy of 2 weeks later on March 6th. While the Alamo was a loss in the war for Texas’ independence, it motivated many Texans to battle the Mexican Army, eventually leading to Santa Anna’s defeat at the battle of San Jacinto. Today’s “What Day Is It?” episode is supported by Tax Act - go over to https://thetalkinggeek.com/taxact to start...

Duration:00:02:04

March 5, 2018 - National Cheese Doodle Day

3/5/2018
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Today is March 5th, 2018, and it is National Cheese Doodle Day! In case you’re like me and weren't really sure what a cheese doodle is - it’s one of the puffy Cheetos*. There are several brands, maybe there's one you like - maybe you’re not into puffed corn with cheese dust on it. Either way, enjoy your day today! This “What Day Is It?” episode is brought to you by Tax Act - go to https://thetalkinggeek.com/taxact to start filing your taxes today!

Duration:00:01:54

March 4, 2018 - National Dance the Waltz Day

3/4/2018
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Today is March 4th, 2018, and it is National "Dance the Waltz" Day. The waltz is a ballroom and folk dance performed in a closed position to "three-fourths" (3/4) or triple-time" (3x) music. While its roots are in folk dances of the late 1500s the waltz was not formalized until the mid-1700s. Some examples of modern waltz songs are “Never Tear Us Apart” by INXS, “The Rainbow Connection” by Kermit the Frog, “Gravity” by John Mayer, and “If I knew Then” by Lady Antebellum - just to name a...

Duration:00:02:43

March 3, 2018 - National “I Want You to be Happy” Day

3/3/2018
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Today is March 3rd, 2018, and it is national "I Want You to be Happy" day! The creators of this day are unknown, but in our connected age this day has spread, and with good cause - who doesn’t like to be happy? So, dear listener, as I’ve told other people in my life: I want you to be happy; if there’s any way for me to facilitate that let me know. This “What Day Is It?” episode was sponsored by Tax Act - go over to https://thetalkinggeek.com/taxact to file a basic tax return for free or get...

Duration:00:02:36

March 2, 2018 - National Read Across America Day

3/2/2018
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Today is March 2nd, 2018, and it is National Read Across America Day! Also Known as Doctor Seuss Day, Read Across America Day is an initiative created by the National Education Association to promote reading. So grab a book, read to a child, and if you snap a pic for social media tag it with #ReadAcrossAmerica day or #DRSeussDay. Today’s “What Day Is It?” episode is supported by Tax Act - go over to https://thetalkinggeek.com/taxact to start filing your federal and even state tax...

Duration:00:02:33

March 1, 2018 - World Compliment Day

3/1/2018
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Today is March 1st, 2018, and it is World Compliment Day! This is an unofficial holiday created by Hans Poortvliet in 2001 to help encourage everyone to be positive and appreciate each other. You can find out more at the official website, http://www.worldcomplimentday.info, and on their twitter and facebook pages. While you should not limit letting people around you know that you value them and recognize their abilities to just one day of the year, let’s all take some time today to make sure...

Duration:00:02:39