Robert R. Crespo

TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 5/26/24 – PAPER AIRPLANE DAY!

We live in an age of technical wizardry, milliseconds away from investigating everything under the sun. None of this would be possible without the act we celebrate on NATIONAL PAPER AIRPLANE DAY! A million little minds making a million paper airplanes every single day is the first lesson in aerodynamics for every generation since Orville and

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 5/22/24 – INTERNATIONAL ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE DAY!

Astounding, Holmes! Doctor Watson must have said that line a thousand times in Sherlock Holmes stories, and today we celebrate the man who created them both on INTERNATIONAL ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE DAY! Contrary to popular belief, his last name was Doyle, not Conan-Doyle, and he was a practicing physician (his Watson side) who found the

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 5/21/24 – WAITRESS DAY!

Everyone alive has a favorite waitress, one above all the rest, so let this be her day, NATIONAL WAITRESS DAY! They’re hostesses, jugglers, hustlers, psychologists, organizers, fast on their feet and damned good at their jobs. They’re also the only people who can pull off calling everybody “Hon” and having it feel so right. A good waitress

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 5/20/24 – SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS DAY!

It was May 20, 1927,  the early days of aviation, and airplanes were considered ideal for short hops, but not long distance transport like the airships of the day. One guy disagreed, and at 7:27 that morning Charles Lindberg took off from Roosevelt Field on Long Island, heading for Paris, making today NATIONAL SPIRIT OF

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