National Day Of What?! How Did That Happen?

Talk Like A Pirate Day is coming after all.  Did you get a card for your loved ones yet?
Talk Like A Pirate Day is coming after all. Did you get a card for your loved ones yet?

Have you ever heard about some weird holiday, official or otherwise, that is apparently a “National” holiday?  After all, Friday is apparently National Doughnut Day and it may be vital to know that in case the local doughnut shop is giving out free samples–as both Dunkin Donuts and Krispe Kreme apparently are.

But really, where do these days come from?  What makes them National Day of Anything day?

It turns out it is and it isn’t that hard.

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Why Geeks Should Know About Bass Reeves

A man with a legacy and an impressive mustache!
A man with a legacy and an impressive mustache!

The Old West had some mighty impressive people.  Lawmen, outlaws, railroad workers, prospectors, settlers, cattlemen, cowboys, Natives, women of ill repute, women of great repute, all were there.  Many became legends.

One of those legends, though not as well known as he maybe should be, was Bass Reeves.

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