I currently live near the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers aka St. Louis, Missouri. The word Missouri reportedly means “those who have dugout canoes” or “those who travel by water.” This area is named after the Missouri native American peoples. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri_River
Today’s holiday is Canoe Day and here is a haiku to commemorate it.
Regardless of your thoughts on evolution, humans have been dependent upon the seas for centuries. This holiday has been officially celebrated for twelve years now even though we have been officially travelling the seas since 3200 BC. See haiku and link below:
Today is National Kissing Day and, for many, the emoji is probably the most likely form it will take. The pandemic and other social awkwardness reservations have stunted this form of affection in recent years. With safety in mind, consider an air kiss, peck or even a quick brush of the lips with someone you love today.
National Kissing Day
A smile, wink or kiss
toward someone you trust and love
can make someone’s day
Be careful out there. And check out this link for more information:
Many causes and conditions such as war, famine and plague have resulted in over 100 million refugees across the globe. Simple survival is at risk and the number of those affected continues to grow. Today is World Refugee Day. If you can, please consider what small action you can take to help.