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Tied Up Today As suggested by my sons I am chronicling my neckwear and rationale.
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21 March 18

Today, the second day of Spring 18, is National Flower Day. I'm not sure why this particular day gets that honor, but I'll celebrate anyway with my new brightly-colored "hibiscus flowers" ti...
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20 March 18

Doubly significant historical events today: (Mister) Fred Rogers was born 90 years ago, and this is the date in 1917 when Gideon Sundback received his patent for the zipper! So, I'm particip...
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19 March 18

On some calendars, today is World Monopoly Day. I'll take the Chance to wear my Monopoly® tie!
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18 March 18

Friday (a no-tie day) was National Panda Day, so mine came peeking out today.
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14 March 18

The date 3-14 is always Pi Day! Even though I'm not going to work today (on Spring Break) I must circle up and wear this new tie, tumbling the Greek letter π around and around. I've tied it ...
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11 March 18

Happy Selection Sunday! Today, the University of Kentucky men's basketball team aims to win its 31st Southeastern Conference Championship. 57 tournaments have been held since 1933, and Kentu...
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8 March 18

American chemist James Mason Crafts was born on this date in 1839. He is best known for his work with French chemist Charles Friedel in 1877 to develop the reactions that are known today as ...
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7 March 18

Happy Birthday, Evan Michael Collins! We know Evan primarily through his work with our son Jonathan at Richmond First United Methodist Church. He selected this tie from my collection because...
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6 March 18

Today's date arithmetic: 6 x 3 = 18. This is Independence Day in Ghana, celebrated since 1957. My brightly colored tie was bought for me by my good friend Beth Blanchard during a short-term ...
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5 March 18

My swirly tie today celebrates the 55th anniversary of Arthur Melin's patent for the "Hoop Toy," which became famous as the Hula Hoop. Today is also the birthday of my good friend Beth Blanc...