April 6th Is Good Friday

March 28th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Good Friday is a religious holiday of the Christian faith, commemorating the day of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and his death at Calvary. In the United States, Good Friday occurs during Holy Week, two days before Easter Sunday; the day may coincide with the Jewish holiday of Passover. Good Friday is an important part of the […]

March 26th Is Spinach Festival Day

March 26th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Today is the day we celebrate the many spinach festivals around the country, all celebrating the leafy green vegetable that’s great for you and excellent on pizza. There are many varieties of spinach, mostly falling into three distinct groups: – Savoy: dark green, crinkly and curly leaves; commonly found in supermarkets. – Flat/Smooth Leaf: includes […]

Do You Play the California Lottery Replay Game?

March 26th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Curious if anyone in California or in any state for that matter plays the replay game for lottery scratchers? I’ve entered a ton of these damn things (every time I go to a 7-11 or grocery store I pick up the ones that have been scratched). Haven’t won once. I’d be happy if I got […]

Fuel Cells for Commercial Buildings At Pacific Gas and Electric Company

March 26th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Just took an interesting class at the San Francisco, CA Pacific Energy Center PEC. Here’s info on the class: Energy class           Program Title Fuel Cells for Commercial Buildings – An Online Course [Register] Time, Location March 26 (Monday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm) Internet Also Offered n/a Description Fuel cell […]

March 20th Is The First Day Of Spring

March 21st, 2012 by Craig Mullins

“No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow.” – Proverb As of 1:14am Eastern Time on Tuesday March 20, 2012, winter has ended in the Northern Hemisphere. That means the spring equinox has officially arrived, making today the first day of spring. The word ‘equinox’ comes from the Latin “aequus nox,” meaning […]

March 19th-23rd Is National Agriculture Literacy Week

March 20th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

National Agriculture Literacy Week is important on more than one level; it helps to raise awareness about the value of agriculture in our daily lives, and it encourages both children and adults to read – which is always a good thing. For the purpose of this week, agricultural literacy includes understanding agriculture’s history as well […]

March 18th-24th Is Animal Poison Prevention Week

March 20th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

For many of us, our pets are an irreplaceable member of our family and we’ll go to any lengths to ensure they live a long and healthy life. This week is the 50th anniversary of Animal Poison Prevention Week; a perfect time to take a stroll through your house and eliminate the dangers to your […]