Yes, my birthday is 9/9. Tomorrow. The 9th day of the 9th month- at least that’s what it is in the secular calendar. And, tomorrow is also the anniversary of my Bar Mitzva. That’s not happened before.
OK. Today we are going to think about what we really want.
You know what I mean. We say we want car companies to offer a plethora of vehicles that get a zillion miles to the gallon. We say we want food companies to offer really healthy foods. We say that beverage firms should offer the same.
Interestingly, we have become overcome with baloney holidays (Grandparents Day, Secretary’s Day, Clergy Appreciation Day, Bosses Day…that should be MORE than enough). obviously, these are critical to the financial success of Hallmark and American Greetings- and not many other folks.
Quality versus quantity? That’s been the argument forever about raising kids. Which became even louder as moms began trading their jobs at home for jobs in the office or factory. Couple that with the desire to give our kids everything we never had (violin lessons, soccer camp, ballet, scouting) and we have a recipe for overload.
If you don’t want to read a political blog, today is the day to skip reading mine. Because I have had more than enough of the stupidity that obtains in Republican politics. It’s why I’m actually breaking into the queue- because if yesterday weren’t a holiday, I would have published this article then- right after these “facts” became news.