February 16, 2014: Know somebody who’s a bit of a curmudgeonly grump? Why not do them a solid for Do a Grouch a Favor Day? It might make them more cheerful (yeah, right). Perhaps give them a tin of Blue Diamond Smokehouse for National Almond Day. That particular flavor of almond is snack crack for me. Today is also LeVar Burton’s Birthday; I never watched him on Reading Rainbow (by the time it started, I was older than the target audience), but I certainly got my fill on Star Trek: The Next Generation. That’s where I learned the golden Trek rule: if you can’t think of anything else to do, torture Geordi.