August 28, 2021 – National Red Wine Day | National Power Rangers Day

Did You Know That Red Wine Is Healthier For You Than White?

Welcome to August 28th, 2021 on the National Day Calendar. Today we celebrate cheesy shows and seeing red.

If you’re a fan of Zordon or Rita Repulsa, then you know exactly what we’re celebrating today.  Although this kid’s show was pieced together with old footage from a Japanese TV show, Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers was a huge hit in 1993.  Five teenagers transformed into…well, Power Rangers, who then merged into a giant robot that fought monsters.  Yeah, it sounds crazy, but if you grew up in the 90s, this was THE show to watch. And your neighborhood was probably full of every color of Ranger on Halloween.  On National Power Ranger Day, celebrate with a walk down memory lane and watch some old episodes.  The special effects are cheesy but the lessons on teamwork are priceless!

Though folks enjoy wine all year long, the end of Summer begins the seasonal celebration of the varietals known as reds.  Merlot, Cabernet and Pinot Noir all pair well with the richer foods we all love to indulge in during cooler weather. And the good news is that reds are actually healthier for you than whites. The rule of thumb is that dryer wines are better for you than sweeter ones.  And young wines, which tend to be darker, are healthier than the older, lighter ones.  Moderation in all things is the key to a healthy life, but on National Red Wine Day, have fun indulging in the drink that’s the very symbol of celebration.  

I’m Anna Devere and I’m Marlo Anderson.  Thanks for joining us as we Celebrate Every Day.

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