June 4th is... (Includes Printable Freebies)

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, June 04, 2016 | 0 comments
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Image: 1928 built - Ford Salon - DS7812 (c) FreeFoto.com. Photographer: Ian Britton

June 4th is... Aesop's Birthday, First Ford Made, Old Maid's Day, Radial Tire Birthday, Socrates's Birthday, Apple Computer Day, Born in the USA Day (released 1984), Shopping Cart Birthday (1937), Audacity to Hope Day, Do Dah Day, International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printable crafts, activities and coloring pages.

Image: Drive!: Henry Ford, George Selden, and the Race to Invent the Auto Age, by Lawrence Goldstone. Publisher: Ballantine Books (May 17, 2016)First Ford Made
-- The original Ford Model A is the first car produced by Ford, beginning production in 1903. Ernest Pfennig, a Chicago dentist, became the first owner of a Model A on July 23, 1903.

Read: Drive!: Henry Ford, George Selden, and the Race to Invent the Auto Age, by Lawrence Goldstone
-- a revelatory new history of the birth of the automobile — an illuminating and entertaining true tale of invention, competition, and the visionaries, hustlers, and swindlers who came together to transform the world. With a narrative as propulsive as its subject, Drive! plunges us headlong into a time unlike any in history, when manic innovation and consumerist zeal coalesced to forever change the way people got from one place to another.

Free Printables, Colouring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Classic cars coloring pages
Ford Model T 1908 Free Vehicle Paper Model
Easy Car Making Crafts For Kids: Learn how to make your own handmade cars, trucks, and other vehicles - some that move propelled by balloons, mousetraps, etc
Science and Technology: Revolutionizing the Auto Industry

Image: iWoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon, by Steve Wozniak, Gina Smith. Publisher: W. W. Norton and Company; Reprint edition (October 17, 2007)Apple Computer Day
-- Apple was established on April 1, 1976, by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne to sell the Apple I personal computer kit. The Apple I kits were computers single-handedly designed and hand-built by Wozniak and first shown to the public at the Homebrew Computer Club. The Apple I went on sale in July 1976 and was market-priced at $666.66 ($2,772 in 2016 dollars, adjusted for inflation)

Read: iWoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon, by Steve Wozniak, Gina Smith
-- Before slim laptops that fit into briefcases, computers looked like strange, alien vending machines. But in the most staggering burst of technical invention by a single person in high-tech history (BusinessWeek) Steve Wozniak invented the first true personal computer. Wozniak teamed up with Steve Jobs, and Apple Computer was born, igniting the computer revolution and transforming the world. Here, thirty years later, the mischievous genius with the low profile treats readers to a rollicking, no-holds-barred account of his life — for once, in the voice of the wizard himself.

Free Printables, Colouring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
A look back at the life of Steve Jobs
Papercraft Apple I and Apple II Computers: A is for Apple, P is for Paper
Printable Quotes from Steve Jobs: to print and frame

Image: Happy Cat, Happy You: Quick Tips for Building a Bond with Your Feline Friend, by Arden Moore. Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC; 1 edition (August 1, 2008)
Hug Your Cat Day

-- Cat owners are encouraged to celebrate Hug Your Cat Day, the feline holiday created by author Marisa D’Vari as a way to commemorate the life of her cat Mimi, a white Persian. Mimi died in 1995, and D’Vari wanted to do something to make her cat’s life count.

Read: Happy Cat, Happy You: Quick Tips for Building a Bond with Your Feline Friend, by Arden Moore
-- With over 90 million pet cats in this country, it's clear: America cherishes its feline companions. In Happy Cat, Happy You, Moore, a bestselling author of 17 pet books and national spokesperson on pet issues, covers it all — bath time, mealtime, quiet time, and play time. All tips are simple and quick to implement; collectively, they add up to a lot of TLC! The book features a compact, inviting format and is filled with quotes, quick insights, and colorful call-out boxes. Happy Cat, Happy You is a creative, low-fuss approach to caring for America's most popular pet — and a must-have for the busy owner.

Free Printables, Colouring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Cat Printables
DLTK Cat Printables, Crafts, Activities
Clawford the Cat Colouring Pages
Wasabi Cat Papercraft
Printable Cat Masks
Printable Garfield Colouring Pages

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About Catherine: I have been writing frugal tips since 1982, when I was a young divorced mom of two - for my baby product company, Born to Love. I am now mom to three sons, who are all grown up, grandma to three - and happily re-married to a wonderful man. We have rescued two little dogs, Denny and Dexter - and a cat, Bella.

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