Daily Quote: October 18, 2021

None so deaf as those that will not hear.
None so blind as those that will not see.

~ Matthew Henry
English – Clergyman / October 18, 1662 – June 22, 1714

Holidays and Celebrations:

Porte Musings:

Christians celebrate St. Luke today. St. Luke was one of the apostles, thought to be an educated non-Jew, perhaps even a doctor. He wrote 2 books of the New Testament: Luke and Acts. Both books were directed at the conversion of non-Jews to Christianity.

Muslim Arabs celebrate Mawlid Un Nabi, the birthday of Mohamad, God’s last messenger. Sunni Muslims don’t celebrate as all birthdays aren’t celebrated, while denominations like Sufis honour the day.

Persons Day commemorates women being legally declared persons in Canada and being able to hold positions in the government.


Daily Quote: October 29, 2020

We must take our friends as they are.

~ James Boswell (Scottish – Lawyer / October 29, 1740 – May 19, 1795)

Holidays and Celebrations:

National Cat Day

Mawlid Un Nabi Starts
(Arabic:  مَوْلِدُ النَبِيِّ) is celebrated in some countries as the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad.


After having such a wonderful time at the baby shower for my niece we enjoyed a walk around the farm and visiting with their mare, Gwen. The children were thrilled to be so close to such a magnificent animal as Gwen stretched out over the fence for them to pet her.