Tag Archives: October

Thought for Today

Autumn from a train 2. Copyright 2008 by R.O. Robbins
Autumn from a train 2.
Copyright 2008 by R.O. Robbins

“October, baptize me with leaves! Swaddle me in corduroy and nurse me with split pea soup. October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins. O autumn! O teakettle! O grace!”Rainbow Rowell

Reasons to Celebrate October

There are always reasons to celebrate life if you just look around you.

During October are obvious holidays we all know about on my calendar including Thanksgiving (Canada) (12) and Halloween (31).

But did you know that October is:

  • Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Clergy Appreciation Month
  • Computer Learning Month
  • Cookie Month
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • International Drum Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • National Diabetes Month
  • National Pizza Month
  • National Vegetarian Month
  • National Popcorn Popping Month


Some of the more unique and fun ways to celebrate  October include:

2 Name Your Car Day  We once had a little red car called Debbie Debt.

5 Do Something Nice Day  Shouldn’t this be everyday?

14 National Dessert Day   YES!

21 National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day   Yes, please.

31 Carve a Pumpkin Day What better day to carve a pumpkin?

This collection of holidays was put together with help from http://holidayinsights.com