About October.....

"October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks in. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February." - Mark Twain

October Flower:
Calendula - The Calendula represents grief and jealousy.

Libra - September 23 - October 22
Scorpio - October 23 - November 21

Birthstone: Opal (Traditional - meaning Hope)
Tourmaline (Modern)

Today is:
* Homemade Cookies Day
* World Vegetarian Day

This week:
* Fire prevention week.

Your month-long observances are:

* Clergy Appreciation Month (Pastor Appreciation Month)
* Computer Learning Month
* Cosmetology Month (National, US)
* Country Music Month
* Crime Prevention Month
* Dessert Month (National US)
* Dinosaur Month
* Drum Month (International)
* Energy Awareness Month
* Family History Month
* Fire Prevention Month (National)
* German American Heritage Month
* Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15)
* Kitchen & Bath Month
* Magazine Month (American)
* Pasta Month
* Pastor Appreciation Month (Clergy Appreciation Month)
* Pickled Pepper Month
* Pizza Month (National
* Polish-American Heritage Month
* Popcorn Poppin' Month (National)
* Pretzel Month
* Rollerskating Month
* Sarcastic Awareness Month (as if!)
* Sausage Month
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* Seafood Month
* Stamp Collecting Month (US National)
(Since 1981, October has been officially designated as National Stamp Collecting Month. It is an annual event that began in 1981 as a joint venture of the Council of Philatelic Organizations and the United States Postal Service. American Philatelic Society: www.stamps.org)
* UNICEF Month
* Vegetarian Month
* Breast Cancer Awareness Month
* Eye Injury Prevention Month
* Celiac Disease Awareness Month
* Chiropractic Month
* Dental Hygiene Month
* Disability Employment Awareness Month
* Domestic Violence Awareness Month
* Down Syndrome Awareness Month
* Halloween Safety Month
* Healthy Lung Month
* Let's Talk Month - Advocates for Youth
* Medical Librarians Month
* Physical Therapy Month
* Sarcoidosis Awareness Day
* Spina Bifida Awareness Month
* Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month
* Talk About Prescriptions Month

And - Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Squish a boob!

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