Happy birthday today to Drew Childs, Jacob Miller and Pastor Ed A. Thompson; and tomorrow to Kelli Jones, Vickie Troyer and Vivian Rollins; Amy (Young) Middleton, Dean Krecik, Brian LaFever and Mariah Deloney on the 7th; Nancy Poyser and Carly Liggett on the 8th; Bev Crow Kapocious and Tom Garrity on the 9th; Jathni Richards, Klayton Brown and Brock Graham on the 10th; and Mari Stresemann, Sharon McDowell and Janet Burgland on the 11th.

Happy anniversary today to David and Ruth Ann Figgins; and on the 7th to Dale and Darlene Delanoy, Homer and June Whittaker, and Mary and Ed Parker; on the 9th to Fred and Avis Reichert and Angie and John Perlich; and on the 11th to Gary and Connie Gordon, and Don and Rose Greve.

Other reasons to celebrate this week include Cheese Pizza Day today, tomorrow is Coffee Ice Cream, Acorn Squash Day is the 7th, Pet Memorial Day is the 8th, Care Bear Share-Your-Care Day is the 9th, TV Dinner Day is the 10th and Hot Cross Buns Day is the 11th.

On this date in history, in 1774, the first continental congress assembled in Philadelphia. Just 245 years ago! How far we have come in such a short period of time! I sometimes wonder what our founding father’s would think if they could see us now? Besides being amazed by all our modern technology; some of our everyday things would probably drive them nuts. How much of what we do everyday really affects us in the long term? Kind of makes you wonder where we are headed?

Tina Biddle lives near Churubusco. Send birthday and anniversary updates to her directly at lilgiz44@yahoo.com or to nminier@kpcmedia.com.

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