Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
– Albert Einstein
In 2005, while trying to forget an ex-girlfriend, Jeff Goldblatt realized many struggled with lost hopes and dreams, disappointments and loves. He founded National Get Over It Day This annual opportunity each March 9 [Tuesday, this year] includes a certificate that states,
Under no coercion by anyone [except those who are tired of hearing me bitch and complain], I hereby declare that I will get over the following:
To keep riding our bicycles during stalls, the Purpose Fairy recommends peddling to a community that feels warmer, safer and more hope filled. Read more.
Mary Oliver agreed when she said, “Someone I loved once gave me a box of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.”
To truly get over those kinds of presents, go garden shopping. Prepare to celebrate National Plant A Flower Day, March 12 [Thursday this year].
Blessings & best wishes,
In my attempt to Get Over Winter and plant flowers, I checked statistics and found my city, Pittsburgh PA averages nine days and almost five inches of snow in March. I investigated more and learned:
- Falling snow is clear, not white.
- 7,600 people joined the biggest known snowball battle on January 31, 2016 in Saskatoon, Canada.
- Six-pointed stars, diamonds and rods are three of over 35 snowflake shapes
Here are More Fascinating Snow Facts