Saturday, June 17, 2017

Father's Day, Sunday June 18, 2017


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Happy Father's Day!!!"Father's Day." "The nation’s first Father’s Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910, in the state of Washington. However, it was not until 1972–58 years after President Woodrow Wilson made Mother’s Day official–that the day honoring fathers became a nationwide holiday in the United States. ....The campaign to celebrate the nation’s fathers did not meet with the same enthusiasm–perhaps because, as one florist explained, 'fathers haven’t the same sentimental appeal that mothers have.'

....Today, the day honoring fathers is celebrated in the United States on the third Sunday of June: Father’s Day 2017 occurs on June 18...  Read more.


Related reference.  Time and Date.  "Father's Day is celebrated worldwide to recognize the contribution that fathers and father figures make to the lives of their children. This day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting. Although it is celebrated on a variety of dates worldwide, many countries observe this day on the third Sunday in June."    

Related articles.  NBC News/Nicole Spector, 6/16/17 "Forget the Fishing Pole, Today's Dads Want a Yoga Mat for Father's Day." ...."This gift of family time may sound corny, but it’s exactly what Sal Garro, a millennial and stay-at-home dad based in Brooklyn is hoping for this Father’s Day. 'In my opinion, being with family is all that really matters,' Garro told NBC News, adding that Father’s Day messaging doesn’t at all appeal to him as he doesn’t care for any of the grills or ties being advertised." CNN/Nancy Coleman, 6/17/17, "Father's Day observations from some truly funny dads. .... on training them young."  "Just taught my kids about taxes by eating 38% of their ice cream." (Conan O'Brian)


Note graphic/photograph.  "This much.." from The Reporter Times,"Happy Father's Day 2017 messages quotes sayings wishes greetings status.".“My father, similar to any mentor, has continually focused on the essentials. He taught me an obligation, responsibility, and the significance of diligent work.” "Om.." from the related NBC article above.

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