Olympic Fever

Like many, I am truly enjoying watching the Winter Olympics on TV. I admire humans who push their bodies to the limit and defy the laws of gravity and physics. I imagine the exhiliration they must feel at achieving such pinnacles, of knowing their names will be forever etched in the Olympic history books.  I … Continue reading Olympic Fever

On cake and misnamed holidays

Instead of being in school, thousands of school children are sitting at home today, on a holiday we've come to know as Presidents' Day, when in fact, the Federal law designates this holiday as Washington's Birthday. Check this out, from http://www.opm.gov:  This holiday is designated as "Washington’s Birthday" in section 6103(a) of title 5 of … Continue reading On cake and misnamed holidays