Sunday, February 15, 2009
Here we are on a beautiful Sunday morning sandwiched between Valentine's Day and Presidents' Day. Lincoln and Washington were robbed! I think they each deserve to have their own day as they once did. Someone needs to look at the calendar and do some adjusting. We have Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and King Day crowded into six weeks and then four holidays for the rest of the year.
We should move King Day to Early March and President's day to mid April. Then the only long stretch without a holiday would be Labor Day until Thanksgiving. To placate the Italian Americans, we should elevate Columbus Day to full Holiday status, giving us the break we need in mid October. It will never happen but it is a thought