​​​​​​National What Day 
  1.  National Retro Day – takes us back to a time before smartphones and the internet. That was when kids and families talked to each other instead of texting.
  2. National Strawberry Day – strawberries belong to the Rose Family, there are over 600 varieties, best season is late April to August
  3. National Polar Bear Day – polar bears can reach a height of 9 ft and a weight of 1400 pounds
  4. National Kahlua Day – started being produced in 1936. Kahlua is made from coffee and rum. My favorite is a Colorado Bulldog.
This Day in History
  1. 1827 – a group of masked and costumed students dance through the streets of New Orleans marking the beginning of Mardi Gras celebrations. Today it attracts 300 – 400,000 visitors.
  2. 1936 – Shirley Temple signs a contract at 7 years old to receive $50,000 per film.
  3. 1836 - The Alamo is in its 5th day of the battle with Santa Anna that would last 13 days and end on March 6.