Monday, March 07, 2011

Happy Casimir Pulaski Day!

Yep, the first Monday in March.  I know everybody's been eagerly awaiting the day we celebrate the "Father of American Calvary"...  no?  I've had at least 1 kid in Illinois public schools for the past 19 Mays, and I've never quite gotten the whole Casimir Pulaski day.   The cynical part of me thinks it's just another in a long string of excuses for a day off school.   But I'm not being fair, a quick check of the school calendar shows they only have 25 holidays over 9 months, way less than 1/wk.  I'm not bitterJust jealous.

And to prove it, here's a pretty picture from my (high) school days:  Sunset from my bedroom window (back in the late 70's)

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