So I was trying to come up with this week’s topic when I realized I needed help. I could have turned to my trusty help mate that happens to be a wise advisor, or I could go to the internet in search of something completely random. I chose the latter.
I landed on a calendar of obtuse holidays. Here is what I found:
April 13th: National Scrabble Day – I find myself at a loss of words for this holiday.
April 14th: National Look up at the Sky Day – Unfortunately people already accuse me of having my head in the clouds.
April 15th: Husband Appreciation Day – While I will be sure to let Shannon know about this, I’m not sure it should be my email topic this week.
April 16th: World Semicolon Day – Considering the plethora of punctuation errors that I make, I need to skip this one.
April 17th: National Cheese Ball Day – Now this is a holiday I can get behind as I know much and more about this cheesy topic.
To answer the first question that probably pops into your head the answer is, “No I am not making this up.” Also, to answer the second question, “We are not getting ready to sell cheese balls.”
Cheese balls have an interesting history, including:
- The first cheese ball was officially presented to President Thomas Jefferson at the White House in 1801.
- The first cheese ball recipe didn’t appear in cookbooks until 1944 (Food of My Friends by Virginia Safford).
- But what is probably the most memorable cheese ball event didn’t occur till December 2012….
Continue reading You get a cheese ball, and you get a cheese ball, and you get a cheese ball…