STREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEETCH..... Yawwwwwnnn!! Is it September already?
September... lots happening in September. For starters, let's crank it up with a song, shall we? None more befitting than September by Earth, Wind and Fire. Can't believe this number is three decades old.
Let's look at what's in store for September:
Sept 1 - Labor Day in the US (this year). Over here, the fasting month of Ramadhan begins for Muslims. Selamat Berpuasa.
- In India, Teachers' Day is celebrated on September 5. The date is the birthday of the second President of India, academic philosopher Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.
- In Japan, Respect for the Aged Day is a national holiday celebrated on the third Monday of September. Autumnal Equinox Day is also a national holiday.
- In the United States, Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15.
- In Mexico, Independence Day is celebrated September 15.
- In Saint Kitts and Nevis, National Heroes' Day is celebrated September 16.
- National Grandparents' Day takes place on the first Sunday after Labor Day in the United States and Canada.
- In the United States, September 11 is Patriot Day, in remembrance of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
- The equinox named the autumnal equinox in the northern hemisphere and the vernal or spring equinox in the southern hemisphere occurs on dates varying from 21 September to 24 September.
- In Australia and New Zealand, Father's Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of September.
And we do have a number of Swans, I mean birthdays coming up in September, don't we?
Happy Birthday, my dear friends, and may sunshine and blue skies fill your days!
September spells the end of yet another fabulous summer vacation for tourists but no sad goodbyes. They are probably raring to go back to their real routine. Eh?
Adios amigos and have a pleasant flight back.