1. It's an excellent day because the weather is supposed to be changing! The forecasters see it drying out inch by inch by inch, following a period of rain this afternoon. If it dried out foot by foot instead, that would make most folks happy.
2. It’s a good day because there’s free music at both casinos! Firehouse is playing for free at the Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun, starting at 8 p.m. Click here for more information. and the Bacon Brothers Band is playing for free at the MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods. Click here for more info.
3. Speaking of music, any aging new waver would tell you that today is a very cool day because it’s the birthday of Aimee Mann, in 1960 (though it ages me, I admit I knew her in the 1980s when Til Tuesday was just a band playing in the same clubs we all played in, yes, including me)… and also the birthday of Benjamin Orr of the Cars.
4. It’s a great day help a local business. Wildrose Horse Farm is a finalist in the Pepsi Refresh Challenge, and eligible to win $50,000! Click here to go directly to the page to vote! And if you'd like to read about the farm and its programs, click here. your friends to vote, too!
5. If you're a senior, today is a fine day for you, since there's a free clinic at the . You can have your blood pressure tested, ask a question about the ankle that’s been bothering you, and have an expert listen to your heart. And while donations are gladly accepted, the clinic is free! Click for more information.
Thought for the day, from Happy Publishing
"What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better." - Wendell Phillips