Holidays in February (2019 Calendar)

It’s time for the second month of the hopefully-better-than-2018 year for everyone. Let’s just admit that 2018 was a weird year… for everyone. Now, February is American Heart Month, National Weddings Month and Creative Romance Month, all things that have to do with love pretty much happen now. But now, off to the daily holidays

1

Bubble Gum Day (always the first Friday)

National Freedom Day

No Politics Day

Federal Territory Day (Malaysia)

Day of Remembrance and Respect to Victims of the Communist Regime (Bulgaria)

Abolition of Slavery (Mauritues)

National Heroes’ Day (Rwanda)

National Wear Red Day

Start of Black History Month (multiple countries)

 

2

Candlemas

Eat Ice Cream for Breakfasyt Day (always the first Saturday)

Ground Hog Day

Feast of Candelaria (Bolivia)

World Wetlands Day

 

3

Feed the Birds Day

Superbowl Sunday (varies)

The Day the Music Died

Our Lady of Suyapa (Honduras)

Commemoration of the Batepa Massacre (Sao Tome and Principe)

Thaipoosam Cavadee (Mauritius)

Mozambican Heroes Day

 

4

Create a Vacuum Day

Stuffed Mushroom Day

Thank a Mailman Day

World Cancer Day

Farmer’s Day (Taiwan)

National Day (Sri Lanka)

Begin of the Armed Fight for National Liberation (Angola)

Rosa Parks Day

Seolla Holiday begins (South Korea)

Vietnamese New Year’s Eve

Day off for Constitution Day (Mexico)

Spring Festival Eve (China)

Chinese New Year’s Eve (varies)

 

5

Chinese New Years (varies)

National Weatherman’s Day

Constitution Day (Mexico)

Unity Day (Burundi)

Kashmir Day (Pakistan)

Feast of St Agatha (San Marino)

Chinese Lunar New Year’s Day

Vietnamese New Year

World Nutella Day

Safer Internet Day

 

6

Lame Duck Day

National Chopsticks Day

Translators’ Day (Armenia)

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

Waitangi Day (New Zealand)

The Saami People’s Day (Norway)

Tet Holiday (Vietnam)

 

7

Wave All Your Fingers at Your Neighbor Day

Send a Card to a Friend DayIndependence Day (Granada)

 

8

Boy Scouts Day

Kite Flying Day

Preseren Day (Slovenia)

 

9

National Pizza Day

Toothache Day

St Maron’s Day (Lebanon)

Martyrdom of Fatima (Iran)

 

10

Umbrella Day

Feast of Saint Paul’s Shipwreck (Malta)

Mother’s Day (Norway)

 

11

Clean out Your Computer Day (always the second Monday)

Don’t Cry over Spilled Milk Day

Make a Friend Day

National Inventors Day

White T-shirt Day

National Foundation Day (Japan)

Anniversary of the foundation of Vatican City

World Day of the Sick

Armed Forces Day (Liberia)

Youth Day (Cameroon)

Family Day (Canada)

Royal Hobart Regatta (Tasmania, Australia)

 

12

Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday

National Lost Penny Day

Plum Pudding Day

Union Day (Myanmar)

National Sports Day (Qatar)

 

13

Get a Different Name Day

World Radio Day

 

14

Ferris Wheel Day

National Organ Donor Day

Valentine’s Day

St Valentine’s Day (Christian holiday)

Statehood Day in Arizona

 

15

Candlemas (on Julian Calendar)

National Gum Drop Day

Singles Awareness Day

Susan B Anthony Day

National Flag of Canada Day

Total Defense Day (Singapore)

Statehood Day of the Republic of Serbia

Day of Ashakalia (Kosovo)

 

16

Do a Grouch a Favor Day

Birth day of Kim Jong II (North Korea)

Independence Day (Lithuania)

Remembrance of Archbishop Janani Luwum (Uganda)

 

17

Random Acts of Kindness Day

Independence Day of the Republic of Kosovo

Libyan Revolution Day

 

18

National Battery Day

National Drink Wine Day

President’s Day (always the third Monday)

Independence Day (Gambia)

Islander Day (Prince Edward Island, Canada)

Nova Scotia Heritage Day (Canada)

Louis Riel Day (Canada)

Independence Day of the Republic of Kosovo observed

Daisy Gatson Bates Day

 

19

National Chocolate Mint Day

Shivaji Jayanti (India)

State Flag of Turkmenistan Day

Chinese Spring Festival (Mauritius)

Constantin Brancusi Day (Romania)

Lantern Festival (mutliple countries)

Tourism Day (Taiwan)

 

20

Cherry Pie Day

Hoodie Hoo Day

Love Your Pet Day

World Day of Social Justice

International Mother Language Day

 

21

Card Reading Day

Father Lini Day (Vanuatu)

Language Martyrs’ Day (Bangladesh)

King Harald V’s Day (Norway)

 

22

George Washington’s Birthday

Be Humble Day

International World Thinking Day

National Margarita Day

Walking the Dog Day

Independence Day (Saint Lucia)

Yukon Heritage Day

 

23

International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

Open That Bottle Night (always the last Saturday)

Tennis Day

Defender of the Fatherland Day (multiple countries)

Mashramani/Republic Day (Guyana)

National Day (Brunei)

 

24

National Tortilla Chip Day

Oscar Night (varies)

Flag Day (Mexico)

Independence Day (Estonia)

Dragobete (Romania)

 

25

Pistol Patent Day

People Power Anniversary (Philippines)

National Day (Kuwait)

Revolution Day (Suriname)

Choiseil Province Day (Solomon islands)

Defender of the Fatherland Day observed (Russia)

 

26

Carnival Day

National Pistachio Day

Tell a Fairy Tale Day

Liberation Day (Kuwait)

 

27

Polar Bear Day

No Brainer Day

Independence Day (Dominican Republic)

Special Operations Forces Day (Russia)

 

28

Floral Design Day

Public Sleeping Day

National Tooth Fairy Day

228 Memorial Day (Taiwan)

Linus Pauling Day

Day of Andalucia (Spain)

Feast of Saint Vartan (Armenia)

Rare Disease Day

National Chili Day

 

Sources:

Holiday Insights

Holidays Calendar

*if there are anymore that you would like me to include or I got something wrong, let me know

Infinately Bouncing

Alright, so I promise this will be the last idle game that I talk about for a while. This one is called Idle Bouncer and it’s free on Steam (I hope you’re seeing a pattern here.). Unlike the Loading Screen Simulator, every reset gets you further into the game. As my main problem with that game, it was nice that that wasn’t the case with this one. The basis of the game is bouncing balls in these columns to generate energy. Using the energy generated, you improve the entire system and get as far as you can without it getting tedious, and then restarting once again. I absolutely loved this, the first time I opened the game, I had it open for about three hours, I want to say before I closed it and do what an idle game does best. I would recommend this game to anyone who loves idle games as much as I do.

For the Good of the Country

Another one of the idle games that are constantly being opened on my computer is AdVenture Communist, the “sequel” to AdVenture Capitalist. AdVenture Communist is a whole different beast than it’s Capitalist counterpart. Instead of just needing to make sure that you have enough money to purchase a business, you have to have enough supplies in order to purchase an upgrade. There is also a trickle-down effect in which the higher level purchases affect the lower level purchases. This game is honestly a balancing act. If you purchase things too fast, you’re screwed; if you purchase upgrades too slow, it’s going to take you a while to really get started. My head still gets confused as to what I’m trying to do, neither the less. I would definitely suggest getting this game if you are obsessed with idle games as much as I am. It’s free!

Gone Fishin’

The next show in my deep dive of reality television was Catfish. It’s a show about people who catfish, or pretend to be someone else on the internet. It’s a show that I would catch whenever there was nothing else on but never really paid that much attention to. This time, actually paying attention to everything, my heart truly goes out to some of the hopefuls. They were truly heartbroken. By far, my favorite moments were when they would meet the catfish, and Max would become protective of the hopefuls. Nev, the other host, was alright, but he could never reach the righteous fury levels that Max does. If anything else, it helped me catch up on my super sleuthing skills. I came in handy when people ask me to look up people on the internet.

Loading…

I make it no secret that I love idle games. I don’t know what it’s about, but putting in a whole bunch of work so that I can just sit there later. The newest thing that I’ve played has been Loading Screen Simulator. It’s a cute little parody simulator about slow loading times. It was a cute, short little game. My one problem in the game has to do with the reset. Usually, with resets in idle games, the early game gets easier so that you can progress farther in the game. The simulator does not have that; when you get to the end, it’s the exact same gameplay occurring. It was cute for an hour, but then I just had to put it down. It was great to get some achievements on Steam from a free game, but other than that… I honestly would tell you not to waste your time with this game unless you just love getting some achievements.

Not Eating Your Life Away

The next show in the line-up of binging has been My 600 lb Life. I don’t know what drew me to it, I just want to watch a bunch of docuseries. (I believe that’s what they are called). It was recommended to me, so I decided why not give it a try. There were three seasons on Hulu that I finished in the matter of a couple of days. I was just so intrigued by to story. Through the entire hour-long episode, I am truly rooting these individuals on. Through every success, I’m so proud of them. Through every upset, I want to take them in my arms and tell them that everything is going to be okay. Also, I know that I’m not close to where the people on the show are out, but I could be. Like them, when I’m feeling like absolute crap, I turn to food for comfort. Since watching the show, I have been eating slightly healthier, (I can’t do much since I’m a college student with no money). As that is probably the point of the show, I would say it was pretty successful. Honestly, I just hope that the doctor continues the good work he does.

One to Save Them All: Pt 2

This is a continuation of my reading of The Fallen series. Part 1 can be found here. There will be spoilers ahead. You have been warned.

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