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National Watermelon and Grab Some Nuts Day

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August 3, 2015 Okay, this is too good to let pass since someone in our little berg likes to brag about being the Watermelon Seed Spitting Champion of these here parts.  Of course, Miller is a fur piece from Luling, Texas where the Guinness World Record Watermelon Seed Spiter lives.  Yes, folks, there is such a person.   The record is 68 feet 9 and 1/8 inches set by Lee Wheelis in 1989.  Be that as it may, today, August 3rd, is National Watermelon Day. Now that’s a day we can sink our teeth into. The watermelon (actually a berry rather than a melon) is synonymous with summer and picnics, and apparently today is the day to enjoy a great big juicy melon…excuse me…berry.If you need some recipes to help you with different ways to enjoy your watermelon this link will help—watermelon.org.This website has a really cool stegosaurus that looks like it would be fun to make if you have kiddos, and several ways for grownups to enjoy this fruit if you are looking for more than the standard slice and d…