November 2012

November spans 30 days.

Daily Observances

1st – In Ireland the first day of Winter
6th – National Election Day
10th- Birthday of the United States Marine Corps
11th- Veteran’s Day in the US
13th – World Kindness Day
17th – Leonid’s meteor show should reach it’s peak
19th – International Men’s Day
21st – National Adoption Day

Week Long Observances

1st Week – Diabetes Education Week
3rd Week – American Education Week
                 Lung Cancer Awareness Week
4th Week – Bible Week
                 Family Week, and Family Caregivers Week

Month Long Observances

Native American Heritage Month
National Novel Writing Month
American Diabetes Month
National Homeless Youth Awareness Month

National Pomegranates Month in the US
International Drum Month
National Prematurity Awareness Month
No Shave November

And because I couldn’t Help it…


November comes
And November goes,
With the last red berries
And the first white snows.

With night coming early,
And dawn coming late,
And ice in the bucket
And frost by the gate.

The fires burn
And the kettles sing,
And earth sinks to rest
Until next spring.

Public Domain:

Clyde Watson

Birthstone: yellow Topaz and Citrine symbolizing friendship (I grew up wishing my birthstone was prettier, I appreciate more now as an adult however)
Flower: Chrysanthemum
Zodiacs: Scorpio and Sagittarius

Special Thanks to the November listings in Wikipedia, Daily & Monthly Holidays, Butler Webs

~Sensually Yours~
Shy Willow

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