Sunday, January 29, 2012

January 29, 2012

I love the quiet time of the morning. All is still. The only sound I hear is chimes lightly blowing on the patio and the flames of the fire. 

I'm enjoying my first cup of coconut coffee with whipped cream on top. I made a cherry-coconut cake yesterday so I'm having a small slice of that too. I've posted a picture here on the left. As you can see, it's a sheet cake. I usually like to drizzle a bit of chocolate on top but I didn't have any this go-round so I had to settle for only cherries-and-coconut. It's the first cake I've made since we moved and it felt good to bake again.  - - - With laptop in hand I can't think of a better morning before sunlight. Now here's the holidays & Events for the day.

Holidays & Observances

  • The most notable reason for celebration on this day belongs to the Sherlock fandom. The 29th of January marks the day on which Sherlock Holmes and John Watson were introduced through Mike Stamford.

  • National Corn Chip Day - "Corn chips are most often eaten alone or with a chip dip." "They are a common ingredient in homemade and commercial party mix." "In the Southwestern US, a popular dish is made by adding chili to a bag of corn chips and eating the mixture from the bag."

  • National Carnation Day - is celebrated each and every year in America on January 29th. Many are not aware that the carnation is the "Birth Flower" for those born in the month of January.

  • World Leprosy Dayobserved internationally on January 30 or its nearest Sunday to increase the public awareness of the Leprosy or Hansen's Disease. This day was chosen in commemoration of the death of Gandhi, the leader of India who understood the importance of leprosy. Leprosy is one of the oldest recorded diseases in the world. It is an infectious chronic disease that targets the nervous system, especially the nerves in the cooler parts of the body - the hands, feet, and face.

  • Curmudgeons Day
  • Freethinker’s Day
  • Puzzle Day


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~~louise~~ said...

Good morning, Pam! Happy Sunday! Your cake looks yummy and coconut coffee sounds just perfect. (I'm not sure I could indulge though first thing in the morning:)

Enjoy the day and thanks for sharing...

Gone-ta-pott said...

Are you usually up this early Louise? It's not even day light. Happy Sunday to you too. :)

~~louise~~ said...

I wish I were up earlier. I've been sleeping late all winter! It's light where I am; just barely:)

Pattie @ Olla-Podrida said...

This cake is beautiful! Don't tell me that you made it this morning. I'm still stumbling around in my PJs.

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That is quite surprising... I have never heard of that before reading your post!
It makes me quite puzzled and angry too!

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