Daily Archives: March 24, 2020

Horoscope♉: 03/24/2020


Horoscope♉:
03/24/2020

A letter or phone call regarding money that you may be expecting may still not come today, Taurus. This could put you in a panic and cause you to want to phone those responsible to see what’s going on. Don’t be surprised if you end up playing phone tag. This just isn’t a good day for any sort of communication. Your call will come. Just hang in there for a day or two more.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: St. Dismas’s Day


Today’s Holiday:
St. Dismas’s Day

According to the Bible, two thieves were crucified with Jesus. The one on his right, traditionally called Dismas, repented and was promised, “Today thou shalt be with me in Paradise” (Luke 23:43). He is therefore the patron saint of persons condemned to death. In the United States, the National Catholic Prison Chaplains’ Association, by special permission from Rome, observes the second Sunday in October as Good Thief Sunday and holds masses in American prisons in honor of St. Dismas. March 25 is also the Feast of the Annunciation. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Mary Flannery O’Connor (1925)


Today’s Birthday:
Mary Flannery O’Connor (1925)

O’Conner was an American writer, considered a master of the short story form and the Southern Gothic style. In stories that reflect her strong Catholic faith, her often grotesque characters are placed in extreme situations that impel them toward redemption. O’Conner spent most of her life on her mother’s farm in Georgia, where she died of lupus at the age of 39. When she was just six years old, she became a minor celebrity for teaching a chicken to do what? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Kills 146 (1911)


This Day in History:
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Kills 146 (1911)

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory was a clothing manufacturer that occupied the top three floors of a 10-story building in New York. In 1911, a small fire flared up in a dustbin on the 8th floor and quickly spread. Tragically, a number of doors had been locked by management to prevent theft, and fire truck ladders only reached the 6th floor. Dozens of workers jumped to their deaths to escape the conflagration, while others burned alive. What sweeping safety reforms were prompted by the: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Washington Irving


Quote of the Day:
Washington Irving

When friends grow cold, and the converse of intimates languishes into vapid civility and commonplace, these [books] only continue the unaltered countenance of happier days, and cheer us with that true friendship which never deceived hope nor deserted sorrow. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Martians


Article of the Day:
Martians

Mars is similar to Earth in a number of ways: It has a 24.6-hour day and may have once had liquid water on its surface. Though life on Mars would likely resemble bacteria if it existed at all, the idea of human-like beings living on Mars has long captivated humanity. After American astronomer Percival Lowell came to believe, in the 1890s, that Mars had intelligently built canals, many science-fiction authors began to write about Martians. What effectively ended the trend of Martians in fiction? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: have a say (in something)


Idiom of the Day:
have a say (in something)

To have an active and participatory role in making or influencing a decision about something. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: dilly-dally


Word of the Day:
dilly-dally

Definition: (verb) To waste time, especially in indecision; dawdle or vacillate.

Synonyms: drag one’s feet, procrastinate, stall, shillyshally

Usage: If you continue to dilly-dally, we will be late for choir practice.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch