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Thread: Freezing Saddles Side Game - What day is it?? (#nationalday)

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    Default Freezing Saddles Side Game - What day is it?? (#nationalday)

    I got inspired by National Pie Day on January 23 and hereby offer this Freezing Saddles side game.

    The National Day calendar lists several different things to celebrate or honor on each day of the month. On that day, do something or celebrate one of those things and involve your bicycle.

    For instance, on National Pie Day I provided pie to everyone who came to WTF Coffee Club. All of us could claim a celebratory point, since we rode our bikes to eat pie.
    Today (Jan 30) is National Croissant Day. Not hard to figure out a bike-related way to celebrate. You get the idea.

    All of the days will appear on the Freezing Saddles calendar. If you don't already have the Google calendar integrated into your daily calendar, you can find the calendar on the Freezing Saddles home page by scrolling down. I will also post them here on this thread.

    Rules:
    • The game runs Feb 1 through Feb 29.
    • Your activity must occur on the actual day of celebration. This is honor system, although linking and hashtagging your Strava ride will be good documentation (#nationalday)
    • Take a photo that documents your celebration of the National Day involving your bike. Include an entertaining description if you like and post it here.
    • Both individual and team points will be awarded. If you celebrate with one or more other members of your team, be sure to note that to earn extra points.
    • Only one celebration per day per person. Many days celebrate or honor more than one thing. Choose.
    • National Days only. No International Days, even though Feb. 5 is World Nutella Day. Sorry.


    Game starts in about 36 hours. Get ready!

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    Default Days of Week 1 of National Day side game

    February 1
    National Baked Alaska Day
    National Freedom Day (Freedom From Slavery)
    National Get Up Day
    National Serpent Day
    National Texas Day
    Ice Cream for Breakfast Day

    February 2
    National Heavenly Hash Day
    National Tater Tot Day
    National Groundhog Day

    February 3
    National Carrot Cake Day
    National Day the Music Died Day
    National Football Hangover Day
    National Missing Persons Day
    National Women Physicians Day

    February 4
    National Create a Vacuum day
    National Hemp Day
    National Homemade Soup Day
    National Thank a Mail Carrier Day
    Safer Internet Day U.S.

    February 5
    National Girls and Women in Sports Day
    National Shower with a Friend Day
    National Weatherperson’s Day

    February 6
    National Frozen Yogurt Day
    National Lame Duck Day

    February 7
    Bubble Gum Day
    National Fettuccine Alfredo Day
    National Periodic Table Day
    National Send a Card to a Friend Day
    National Wear Red Day



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    This (and Beerneuring) makes me happy!

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    OMG. Tomorrow is National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day. Perhaps a breakfast trip to Lazy Mike's is in order tomorrow!

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    Thanks for putting this one together! Of course I had to go for National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day. Here I am with some Ben & Jerry's at a local park with my bicycle. I had actually bought this ice cream a couple of months ago, but I tested it last night and it was still good so not being one to waste good ice cream... breakfast!

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    Default Feb 1 - National Freedom Day (Freedom From Slavery)

    I went to the Franklin & Armfield Slave Office (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankl...rmfield_Office) in Alexandria first.
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    Then I went to the Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery. (https://www.alexandriava.gov/FreedmenMemorial) I learned about both of these on Bobco's Alexandria Historical Bike Ride which he led in 2017.
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    Spotted Potomac Phil at the Groundhog Day festival in Dupont. He loves tall hats and polka.

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    I saw my shadow on National Groundhog Day. That means six more weeks of accordion music.

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    Freezing Paddles: Found a Chevy by the levee (National Day the Music Died Day)

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    P.S. I think it's actually an Oldsmobile, but from the era of badge engineering so it might as well have been a Chevy.

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    Default Reminder

    Today
    February 4
    National Create a Vacuum day
    National Hemp Day
    National Homemade Soup Day
    National Thank a Mail Carrier Day
    Safer Internet Day U.S.

    Tomorrow
    February 5
    National Girls and Women in Sports Day
    National Shower with a Friend Day
    National Weatherperson’s Day

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