(As opposed to the rest, which are merely largely self-indulgent).
This morning, my six-year-old daughter gravely informed me that she has no school on Thursday, November 11th.
“That’s right, Rose; and do you know why there is no school on Thursday?”
She stared intently at the calendar. Then she found her answer.
“Because it’s Veterinarians Day.”
Not a bad idea, actually….