British author Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812, making today his 200th birthday, as well as Charles Dickens Day. He is known for such classics as Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, and David Copperfield.
February 7 is also known as Send a Card to a Friend Day. I can’t find out who created this day, but I know I love getting mail – as long as it’s not a bill.
Last, and, quite possibly, least, February 7 is Wave All Your Fingers At Your Neighbor Day. I’m not quite sure about the distinction between waving and waving all your fingers, but I suppose no one wants their wave to be misinterpreted! It’s time to go outside and be the friendliest person around!
A cheerful look brings joy to the heart,
and good news gives health to the bones.
In honor of Charles Dickens Day, Send A Card to a Friend Day, and Wave All Your Fingers At Your Neighbor Day, I have created this: